News tagged with prison sentence

Swedish music sales 'boosted by Spotify'

Music sales in Sweden rose last year thanks to the growing popularity of music streaming service Spotify, the country's music industry body said, offering hope to a sector battered by file-sharing.

dateJan 18, 2013 in Internet
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NY judge gives poker money man jail for bank fraud

(AP)—A man who processed money illegally for three Internet poker companies whose U.S. operations eventually were shut down was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in prison by a judge who said he played a "catch me if ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Internet
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Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing

(AP)—A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Business
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Internet 'trolls' face being named under new bill

Websites such as Facebook and Twitter will receive greater protection from lawsuits if they identify internet "trolls" accused of defaming others under a bill being debated in Britain's House of Commons on ...

dateJun 12, 2012 in Internet
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UAE court jails five Internet activists

A United Arab Emirates court on Sunday sentenced a blogger and four other Internet activists to prison terms after finding them guilty of charges including insulting the Gulf state's leaders.

dateNov 27, 2011 in Internet
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