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Intellectual Property – Criminal Copyright Infringement – Restitution (access required)

In the government’s successful criminal copyright prosecution of defendant as a “high-level member of an Internet piracy organization known as ‘Elite Torrents,’” a Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court finds the government has failed to prove the amount of actual loss sustained by the victims, and therefore is unable to require defendant to pay restitution. The ...