Retrial Ends in Hollywood vs. Norwegian Hacker

The retrial of a Norwegian who was cleared of DVD piracy charges lodged by top Hollywood studios ended on Thursday with prosecutors demanding a suspended 90-day jail term. Prosecutors from Norways Economic Crime Unit, which pursued the case on behalf of the Motion Picture Association of America, (MPAA) argued that Jon Johansens copying of DVDs was unauthorized and therefore illegal. A final verdict from the Oslo Appeals Court is due on December 22.

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