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Sweden Movie Copying Draws $650,000 Fine

Illegal posting of a single copyrighted movie on the Internet will cost a 28-year old man in Sweden $652,000 dollars, what the producer Nordisk Film says it would have charged for a license for free distribution.The fine is the largest ever awarded for uploading of a Swedish movie.A District Court in Vastmanland County also gave the uploader a suspended jail sentence and ordered him to do 160 hours of community service for sharing more than 500 other films on the Internet, between 2008 and...

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