Man charged with copyright violation for Web TV hockey links
TT/The Local · 23 Jun 2009, 13:43
Published: 23 Jun 2009 13:43 GMT+02:00
The fact that viewers could access the matches via the 31-year-old's website without paying for them was later discovered by Canal +, the television channel that owns the right to broadcast the games, reports local newspaper Söderhamns-Kuriren.
He is accused of posting links on a number of occasions in 2007 to hockey matches available online for Canal + subscribers.
The man admits that he published the links but doesn't think he has broken the law since he neither downloaded nor shared any files.
It is now up to the Hudiksvall district court to determine if the man is guilty of criminal activity.