August 15, 2001

Korean brothers arrested for file-sharing site

Author: JT Smith

Slashdot: "HarlanC writes: "This story discusses the arrest of two Korean brothers who run a website
[warning, page requires Korean language support] that allows peer-to-peer file sharing.
Note that the Recording Industry Association of Korea reports local companies lost $154
million in sales in 2000 due to use of the program, even though sales increased to $31.5
million in total sales in 2000 from $29.2 million in 1999."
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