Court: OM may uploader E-books not prosecute




The prosecution had a 23-year-old man who five thousand e-books had spread through The Pirate Bay can not sue. Judging the Court of The Hague. According to the judge, there is no public interest in the prosecution of the man.

Rechtszaak rechter In the first instance, the magistrate had ruled that the Prosecution was inadmissible in the case against the 23-year-old e-books uploader, but the prosecution appealed against was gone . If the OM is declared inadmissible, it means that the prosecution had been allowed to set. No prosecution The court has now ruled that the prosecution is indeed inadmissible.

Because the boy the 5000 e-books spread trading nonprofit, was not involved in a criminal organization and was not a repeat offender, there is no question of a general interest in the prosecution of the uploader, the court ruled. In that case it is not a matter for the criminal law, but a civil lawsuit. That is also in the internal guidelines of the Public Prosecutor; deviate can not just and should be well motivated.

Lawyer Marco Forest uploader said he hoped that the Prosecution does not go to the Supreme Court so that the suspect uploader finally know where he’s at. ” Earlier, said a spokeswoman for the Public Prosecutor versus Tweakers that there should be struck down because it involves a large number of books that is shared and the market for e-books ‘difficult market’ a substantive judgment in the case, according to the Public ‘s.

It is questionable whether all the problems for the 23-year-old uploader out of the way. The criminal case was rolling after a declaration of the Brain Foundation, which now could begin. Civil case “I do not rule out that we’re going to do,” says Tim Kuik of BREIN Foundation before Tweakers.


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