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FBI Arrests Man Who Uploaded Deadpool to Facebook
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2017, 10:15:34 AM »
FBI Arrests Man Who Uploaded Deadpool to Facebook
16 June 2017, 9:57 am

A 21-year-old man from Fresno, California, has been arrested by the FBI after he allegedly uploaded a copy of 2016 blockbuster movie Deadpool to Facebook, just as it was being released in theaters.

According to the FBI, Trevon Maurice Franklin uploaded the movie to Facebook only 8 days after its official release in February 2016, with more than 5 million Internet users watching it on his page for free,

The FBI arrested the man earlier this week and charged him with copyright infringement, seeking a sentence of three years in prison.

The Bureau claims that in addition to posting it online, Franklin also created 10 different physical copies of the movie, though it’s not clear if he reproduced them for selling or not.

“They are trying to send a message”

While it’s not happening too often for the FBI to go after an individual who uploaded a movie to Facebook, attorney Roger Bonakdar believes that what the agency is trying to do is actually send a me... (read more)

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