'Pirate Act' raises civil rights concerns

By Julio Franco
May 26, 2004
  1. File swappers concerned about getting in trouble with record labels over illegal downloads may soon have a major new worry: the U.S. Department of Justice.

    A proposal that the full Senate could vote on as early as next week would let federal prosecutors file civil lawsuits against suspected copyright infringers.

    Read more: CNet News.
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