Los Angeles
– An 18-year-old Swiss woman has been found guilty of copyright infringement in
connection with operating a file-sharing site, and given a two-year suspended
jail sentence and pay a fine, TorrentFreak reported.

Record label trade group
IFPI’s branch in Switzerland
produced evidence that the unnamed woman was making available 4,200 songs and
270 movies on a file-sharing network.

If the woman fails to pay the fine — a
sum not mentioned in the article — she will instead have to spend 30 days in

TorrentFreak noted that in a previous case in Switzerland, the administrator of
an eDonkey file-sharing network site was found guilty of copyright
infringement, but the penalty in that case was a fine of just $4,200.


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