Friday, September 5, 2008

E-Piracy Spreads

Since my last post on this subject, apparently more people have taken advantage - literally - of writers by sharing e-stories illegally. Writers' organizations have stepped up to make a stand against such piracy, and are working with the FBI. I came across this warning on an author's site:
E-piracy hurts writers and is punishable by a $250,000 fine and up to five years in jail. Please don't do business with e-pirates for both of our sakes.
http://www.fbi.gov/ipr/
I echo her plea.

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