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eiapoce
20th January 2007, 20:31
http://www.ansa.it/site/notizie/awnplus/internet/news/2007-01-20_12043853.html

In this page the ANSA press agengy states:

To download from the internet music, film or programs covered by copyrights it is not a felony if the act is not made for monetary profit. This has been sentenced by the third penal section of the Corte di Cassazione. The ruling that cancelled sentence to 3 months and 10 days jail time inflicted to two students who had downloaded and shared such content from a Computer belonging to a student union in the university politecnico of Turin.

Enrico