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Thread: Warez Bust: MaGE Leader Sentenced to Prison

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    "A 27 year old man has been sentenced to prison on one felony count of conspiracy to infringe copyright in his capacity as leader of the warez release group ‘MaGE’. On top of this he was also fined $5000 and ordered to serve 2 years supervised release."


    "Last week, District Judge Frank D. Whitney sentenced Justin Paul Emch for his involvement in the ‘warez scene‘ - specifically an offense claimed to have been carried out when he was leader of the release group ‘MaGE’.

    Emch was indicted in yet another action forming Operation Fastlink - a huge undercover investigation carried out by the FBI, the US Department of Justice and Interpol into the ‘warez scene’

    It’s claimed that Emch was a leader of the group ‘MaGE’ and worked to supply the group with software. Other members of the group then cracked the software (removed the security/copy protection) and passed the titles back to Emch for testing. The group had a huge collection of copyright material to which Emch had full access.

    For his actions, Emch (like a few before him) received 12 months in prison on a felony count of conspiracy to infringe copyright, two years of supervised release and a $5000 fine.

    Presumably the authorities will be wanting to keep a tighter grip on Emch than they did with the leader of RISCISO who proved to be quite an annoyance."

    Source: TorrentFreak
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    Last edited by Alien5; Jun 6th, 2006 at
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    that sucks

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    AmpeD's Avatar the o'lol factor BT Rep: +10BT Rep +10
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    and that is why you dont start a cracking group

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    That's why you don't run a website posting links to ripped warez that's completely open to the public.

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    oh yeah thats illegal so good action, actions like these r good they remind ppl like him to beware that wat u doin its illegal sweetie

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    Quote Originally Posted by WARLOCK View Post
    actions like these r good...
    what? are u cereal? WoW. no, this is not good.

    anybody who's anybody in these forums should know that this sux balls. for that guy is one reason why we are all here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. nails View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by WARLOCK View Post
    actions like these r good...
    what? are u cereal? WoW. no, this is not good.

    anybody who's anybody in these forums should know that this sux balls. for that guy is one reason why we are all here.
    Ditto!

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