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Feds Arrest California Man for Posting ‘Deadpool’ Full Movie on Facebook

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Variety reports: “A Fresno, Calif., man shared a full version of ‘Deadpool‘ on his Facebook page while the 20th Century Fox film was still in theaters — and more than 5 million people watched the pirated copy, according to U.S. law enforcement officials. Federal agents on Tuesday arrested Trevon Maurice Franklin, 21, who used the screen name “Tre-Von M. King,” on the criminal charge of copyright infringement. The Department of Justice alleges that he uploaded ‘Deadpool’ approximately eight days after its Feb. 12, 2016, theatrical release.”

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