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Would anyone be interested in setting up a fund to go after copyright violators civily & crininaly?

The international law and US Code provide for both civil and criminal penalties for copyright infringement. Yes, we can get purloined materials taken off websites such as and, etc. But I would like to see copyright violators be penalized under the law rather than just having their wrists slapped and telling them to desist in each case. There are expenses involved and we could agree on egregious cases to prosecute and set a standard to protect our postings on HP that these copyright violators try to post as their own creations. Express your thoughts, please.

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Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) says

10 months ago
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    Demas W Jasper (Perspycacious) 10 months ago

    DMCA includes both civil and criminal penalties, and I cannot recall hearing of any of the infringers being actually penalized for the harm they cause inspite of that international act the USA upholds. Are the infringers simply being ignored?

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