The DMCA finally takes down an infringer — well, that was worth it

The DMCA has finally been used to prosecute someone who was infringing on copyright. It’s the first time.

Mohsin Mynaf, a 36-year-old from Vacaville, California, was accused of running a videocassette reproduction lab in his home to pirate movies that he rented or sold at three video stores…

“It’s the first time the DMCA has been used to go after someone who is actually infringing copyright,” Robin Gross, an EFF staff attorney, said after hearing about the Mynaf plea agreement.

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