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Police raid targets 9-year-old pirate, Winnie the Pooh laptop seized

By Jos · 64 replies
Nov 22, 2012
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  1. The fight against online piracy reached new levels of absurdity after the Copyright Information And Anti-Piracy Centre (CIAPC) in Finland cracked down on a 9-year-old suspected pirate and had the police seize her Winnie the Pooh laptop. Her crime was...

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  2. KillerClown

    KillerClown TS Rookie

    That's insane!!!!
  3. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    It really is becoming like that South Pork episode...
    PC nerd, VitalyT and ravy like this.
  4. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,762   +435

    I'm glad this is what police resources are being used for.

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    It's always the young ones xD
    H3llion likes this.
  6. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 756   +213

    So happy that the cops are going after small time crooks instead of murders and rapists.

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Maybe they are trying to take them out while they are still young lol
  8. Seem like it was just yesterday:

    Do what you want, ‘cause a pirate is free,
    Yar har, fiddle di dee,
    Being a pirate is alright to be,
    Do what you want ‘cause a pirate is free,
    You are a pirate!

    Brain washing our kids to pirate. ARRRRR.
    dcnc123 likes this.
  9. That's it, I'm turning off Finland's air supply. No Soup for you!
  10. This is insane. The father teaching the 9 year old daughter how to torrent. And points the child to the pirate bay, later on plays the stupid card. How can you claim that your 9 year old knows more then you about a computer. That is unbelievable news. I understand your not an elite hacker of military sites but everyone hear of torrents. I have no friends that don't know about torrents or the consequences of an unencrypted connection. Least thing you can do is spoof your mac and ip to be untraceable. Or just do it from the library with a laptop you buy on crags list for cash. You would be untraceable. Also do you use your real name on any of the accounts you use on the laptop. Don't even check your email. Users are caught through their habitual use at times.
  11. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,862   +1,182

    learn 2 read.
    dennis777 likes this.
  12. Xclusiveitalian

    Xclusiveitalian TS Evangelist Posts: 706   +69

    Poor 9 year old girl, that's horrible experience to have. What if it was just an accident, the internet is a confusing place. A lil girl doesn't know going to a site and downloading something is illegal. This is a disgrace to the finland police.
    Darth Shiv likes this.
  13. She has to be in the jail... she is very dangeruos !!! ...
    ahahahahahahaah (laughter from The Shadow) ... ;)
    dennis777 likes this.
  14. RzmmDX

    RzmmDX TS Guru Posts: 313   +67

    I wonder, what kind of ads does a 9 year old girl see on pirate bay?

    I hope it's not Russian women.
  15. Shocking... this kid should go to jail to make an example for other kids
    hammer2085 likes this.
  16. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    This is a bit absurd but we have no one to blame but ourselves. We brought this on ourselves as the Internet using public. They asked ppl to stop pirating. Ppl didn't stop now we have a 9yr old getting arrested. Also I kinda blame Google and TPB. Google put TPB on the top 3 searches. TPB made it available. That poor little girl now has some serious emotional issues. I feel so bad for what she has to deal with
  17. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,215   +398

    Lmao wow some serious criminals in finland man.

    They are lucky to have such a hard working police force....
  18. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,499   +2,295

    Oh, there are way better and more prolific sources for Slavic beauty than TPB!;)

    Well, it is after all, easier to ticket a stopped car in public, than to catch an already gone rapist or killer..

    Either that, or enroll her in parochial school...:eek: .
    SalaSSin likes this.
  19. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,499   +2,295

    In my neighborhood dad is long gone, and and another adult is having children as young as this girl deal hard drugs, due to the fact a child can't be given hard time.

    I'm not justifying dad's actions, just pointing out the parallel behaviours. Albeit amplified as they are by the ghetto.
  20. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 460   +55

    Where's the due process? The fairness? Just an accusation from higher powers and then extortion for "settling the case"? What if you really are innocent?
  21. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 460   +55

    It happens. Friends of mine have done the same thing. Done a search for a (legitimate) free FS2004 aircraft download and I go there and a (bad) torrent file is sitting on the desktop. They know nothing about torrents or what they downloaded.
  22. Welcome to the New World Order.

    Disagree with something that the government has agreed to and you have no rights, no choice, no freedom and no future.
    SalaSSin likes this.
  23. When I saw this story as I scrolled down my home page I thought it was from The Onion at first. Wow.
  24. Why not use a predator drone instead ?

  25. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,499   +2,295

    Then what would they use on shoplifters and jaywalkers?

    You can't spread your resources too thin, you know.
    PC nerd and H3llion like this.

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