Actor Cops To Leaking 'Black Swan' Online

Law360, New York (September 13, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT) -- A California actor struck a deal with prosecutors Monday that would allow him to get probation for pleading guilty to copyright infringement charges that he leaked a copy of the movie “Black Swan” to BitTorrent before the DVD version went on sale.

Wesley DeSoto, who belongs to the Screen Actors Guild, was able to score an advance screening copy of “Black Swan” through Apple Inc.'s iTunes store, using a service for guild members who vote on movies for the annual SAG Awards, according to prosecutors....
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