File-Sharing Site Founder Did Not Defraud: UK Jury
Alan Ellis, the 26-year-old founder of defunct file-sharing site Oink, was the first person in the U.K. ever to be prosecuted for illegal file-sharing, according to the BBC.
Oink once had nearly 200,000 users and facilitated the download of 21 million music files, the BBC said.
Ellis started the site in 2004 to better his skills for “employability,” he claimed....
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