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FBI Targets Warez Groups

The US Department of Justice has announced that it is conducting the biggest anti-piracy operation in its history. Dubbed "Operation Fastlink," the effort began on Friday...

David Jenkins

April 23, 2004

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The US Department of Justice has announced that it is conducting the biggest anti-piracy operation in its history. Dubbed "Operation Fastlink," the effort began on Friday morning with 120 raids in 27 states and 10 countries. Officials seized 200 computers, 30 of which were alleged to have been used as storage and distribution servers, containing thousands of copyrighted works, including newly released movies and music. Justice Department officials estimated that the seized copyright material was worth $50 million. Source: GameSpot

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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