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Antigua applies for permission to run 'pirate' website

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  • Dave Smith
    Antigua is seeking permission to run a website that sells music, movies and software - but ignores copyright law. The Caribbean island is due to appear before
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 25, 2013
      Antigua is seeking permission to run a website that sells music, movies and
      software - but ignores copyright law.

      The Caribbean island is due to appear before the World Trade Organization
      (WTO) on 28 January seeking permission to run the site.


      More from the BBC ...

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21193634

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    • richjob
      ... I think that Antigua deserves our support. But I doubt our spineless CARICOM governments will do anything. Sigh. -rij
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 26, 2013
        On Sat, January 26, 2013 12:26 am, Dave Smith wrote:
        > Antigua is seeking permission to run a website that sells music, movies
        > and
        > software - but ignores copyright law.
        >
        > The Caribbean island is due to appear before the World Trade Organization
        > (WTO) on 28 January seeking permission to run the site.
        >
        >
        > More from the BBC ...
        >
        > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21193634
        >


        I think that Antigua deserves our support. But I doubt our spineless
        CARICOM governments will do anything. Sigh.


        -rij
      • Falina Baksh
        It s disturbing that they are offering a mere 500k per year as compensation for billions of dollars in revenue! You would think that caricom would get involved
        Message 3 of 3 , Jan 26, 2013
          It's disturbing that they are offering a mere 500k per year as compensation for billions of dollars in revenue!
          You would think that caricom would get involved and stand up against bullying of their members!

          Sent from my iPhone

          On Jan 26, 2013, at 6:58 AM, richjob@... wrote:

          > On Sat, January 26, 2013 12:26 am, Dave Smith wrote:
          > > Antigua is seeking permission to run a website that sells music, movies
          > > and
          > > software - but ignores copyright law.
          > >
          > > The Caribbean island is due to appear before the World Trade Organization
          > > (WTO) on 28 January seeking permission to run the site.
          > >
          > >
          > > More from the BBC ...
          > >
          > > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21193634
          > >
          >
          > I think that Antigua deserves our support. But I doubt our spineless
          > CARICOM governments will do anything. Sigh.
          >
          > -rij
          >
          >


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