Thursday, June 15, 2017

FBI cracks the whip after man uploads Deadpool to Facebook

A California man allegedly uploaded Marvel’s Deadpool to Facebook and somehow five million users watched the full length movie, according to documents released by the Department of Justice. FBI officials arrested 21-year-old Trevon Maurice Franklin for the crime of copyright infringement. The fact that I’m even writing this is a testament to how rarely these cases are actually pursued by the Feds. Copyright infringement arrests for pirating or bootlegging movies don’t happen all the time, though the crimes do. For perspective the most pirated movie in 2011 was downloaded over nine million times and that was six years ago. Trevon Franklin…

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