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U.S. Looks to Prosecute Owner of Kickass Torrents After Arrest in Poland

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Billboard reports “The Justice Department has announced that it has charged Artem Vaulin, a 30-year-old native from Ukraine with conspiracy to commit copyright infringement and money laundering in connection with the operation of Kickass Torrents.

In a press release, law enforcement calls KAT the “most-visited illegal file-sharing website,” with 50 million unique monthly visitors and allegedly responsible for enabling users to distribute films, television shows, and video games valued at more than $1 billion.” Read More

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