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Submission + - Bill would make streaming movies online a felony ( 1

GovTechGuy writes: The Senate Judiciary Committee reported a bill from Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) that would make it a felony to illegally stream movies online. S. 978 would punish 10 or more instances of streaming copyrighted works for commercial purposes over a 180-day period with up to five years in prison. Cracking down on online piracy and illegal streaming has broad support from both parties and the White House.
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Bill would make streaming movies online a felony

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  • and would make a video of the kids "lip syncing" illegal
    and the kids go to jail because they committed the felony
    of posting a vid for there friends.

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