Pa. man pleads guilty to copyright theft

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 12:06 AM EST

An Erie, Pennsylvania, man involved in a BitTorrent peer-to-peer network has pleaded guilty to copyright infringement and faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine, the Department of Justice said.

Scott R. McCausland, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit copyright infringement and one count of criminal copyright infringement in violation of the Family Entertainment Copyright Act, the DOJ announced Tuesday. He's scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 12 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

At Computerworld.

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