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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:29 AM

Richard O'Dwyer 'happy' US copyright case is over

Source: BBC News

A student ordered to pay 20,000 by a New York judge after US authorities said he broke copyright laws says he is "happy it's finally over".

Richard O'Dwyer travelled to the US voluntarily after spending more than two years challenging whether he should be extradited to face charges.

The US authorities claimed the 24-year-old's TVShack website hosted links to pirated films and TV programmes.


He signed a deferred prosecution agreement, in which he said he would not break any US laws. If he complies with the agreement, the case will be dropped.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20636626

The US kept its word concerning the outcome of returning to the US volantarily.

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Response to dipsydoodle (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 08:47 AM

1. ...The U.S. kept its word...."


See? There's no reason for Assange to stay in the U.K. The U.S. said we have no intention of prosecuting Assange. The U.S. keeps its word.

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Fri Dec 7, 2012, 09:11 AM

2. No match.

Chances are that Assange would receive more than a fine.

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