Los Angeles
Swedish authorities have conducted new raids and arrested the alleged
operator of a file-sharing hub under its new IPRED law, which authorized
greater resources to go after file-swappers, TorrentFreak reported.

investigations by the local arm of record label trade group IFPI, Swedish
police raided five locations where they believed file-swappers using the Direct
Connect network resided.

IFPI Sweden said the file-swappers were each making
available between 9,000 and 17,000 music tracks.

One 28-year-old man, alleged to be the owner of the
file-sharing hub, was arrested, while others admitted to copyright infringement
offenses and saw their computer equipment confiscated.


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