U.S. man pleads guilty in p-to-p crackdown

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 9:45 AM EST

A man from Columbus, Georgia, has pleaded guilty to two felonies related to distribution of copyright materials over a peer-to-peer network, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

The plea of Sam Kuonen, 24, is the fifth in a series of convictions arising from the DOJ's Operation D-Elite, an ongoing crackdown against the distribution of movies, software, games and music over p-to-p networks using the BitTorrent file-sharing technology.

At InfoWorld.

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