US piracy cyberlocker operator gets 3 years in prison, must pay $100k

Agen Sabung Ayam

A 23-year-old North Carolina man was sentenced (PDF) to 3 years in prison Tuesday and ordered to spend $ 100,000 in fines and restitution following a conviction of criminal copyright infringement for operating the RockDizMusic.com piracy internet site and cyberlocker.

The authorities stated that the quantity of pirated material on servers that defendant Rocky Ouprasith maintained in France and the Netherlands was valued at $ 6 million. Ouprasith pleaded guilty (PDF) in August and admitted that he largely ignored takedown requests for files on the RockDizMusic.com and RockDizFile.com websites.

The government stated:

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