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NinjaVideo.net Founder Gets 14 Months 239

angry tapir writes "A Virginia judge has sentenced Matthew David Howard Smith, a founder of the NinjaVideo.net website, to 14 months in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday. Smith was indicted along with four others late last year. The DOJ charged that they illegally provided copyright-protected movies and TV programs for download from the NinjaVideo.net website. The site operated from February 2008 until authorities shut it down in June 2010."
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NinjaVideo.net Founder Gets 14 Months

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!