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Frenchman Fined for Pirating Rihanna Songs

Frenchman Fined for Pirating Rihanna Songs

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 at 3:21pm

Alain Prevost was fined 150 euros (£121) for pirating two Rihanna tracks even though his wife admitted she downloaded the songs. The fine was levied on the 40-year-old because he paid for the web link over which the songs were downloaded.

The French government agency policing downloading in the country is preparing cases against 14 other people it suspects of pirating movies and music. France operates a “three strikes” law which means suspected pirates get three warnings about their activity. If they ignore the warnings their net connection gets…