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Wikipedia Founder Fights Piracy Extradition

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has joined a campaign to fight the extradition of a British man facing trial in the United States for online piracy offenses. Richard O'Dwyer, accused of criminal behavior related to a site that linked to pirated TV ... shows, says he did not breach the law. US officials want to formally charge O'Dwyer with copyright infringement and other charges. If convicted in the US, he would face a maximum term of five years. In his own country, however, the equivalent crimes can be punished by a sentence of no more than six months. The charges stem from a website named TVShack ... (view more)

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