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Georgia Fires Official Accused of File-Sharing Shakedown

Georgia Fires Official Accused of File-Sharing Shakedown
February 9, 2010

The University of Georgia has fired an employee whose job was to monitor and report students and faculty members who violate university policy to illegally download copyrighted material. The Athens Banner-Herald reported that the official has been charged with extortion for telling a student he caught downloading that he would not report her in return for cash.

 

 

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