A grand total of five men who released a rather large number of quality movies onto the internet have been presented with large sentences totaling more than 17 years. These men, all from UK and people of release groups including 26K, RemixHD, DTRG along with RESISTANCE, were accused associated with “putting at risk” a lot more than £52m in The show biz industry revenues.
The UK’s Federation Against Copyright Theft issued a police raid towards Graeme Reid, 40, from Chesterfield, Scott Hemming, 25, and Reece Baker, 22, both from Birmingham, Sahil Rafiq, 24, of Wolverhampton and Ben Cooper, 33, of Willenhall.
The investigation in the activities of these men ended up running for three years as FACT experimented with identify and monitor the individuals driving several interrelated flick release groups which include RemixHD, 26K, Exclusive, DTRG and HOPE/RESISTANCE.
The extent in the infringement claimed by FACT was huge. The anti-piracy group said that among March 1, 2010 as well as January 1, 2014, the groups acquired together released in excess of 9, 000 movies onto the world wide web resulting in all around five million unauthorized landscapes.
Pursuing their most ambitious private prosecution currently, the Federation In opposition to Copyright Theft is usually celebrating success.