ExtraTorrent.cc - The Largest Bittorent SystemLogin   |   Register
Latest Articles
Most searched
Hot torrents
First Cams
View Torrent Info: John Wick Chapter 2 2017 HDTS NEW-VIDEO UnKnOwN
View Torrent Info: The LEGO Batman Movie 2017 HDTS V2 700MB x264-DiRG
View Torrent Info: Fifty Shades Darker 2017 HD-TS x264-CPG
View Torrent Info: Sleepless 2017 HDCAM x264-UnKnOwN
Hot torrents
View Torrent Info: The.Great.And.The.Small.2016.HDRip.XviD.AC3-EVO
View Torrent Info: Fare.2016.HDRip.XviD.AC3-EVO
View Torrent Info: Love.of.My.Life.2017.HDRip.XViD-ETRG
View Torrent Info: The.Avenue.2017.HDRip.XviD.AC3-EVO
Hot torrents
H264 X264
View Torrent Info: Jack.Reacher.Never.Go.Back.2016.BluRay.720p.DTS.AC3.x264-ETRG
View Torrent Info: Jack.Reacher.2012.BluRay.720p.DTS.AC3.x264-ETRG
View Torrent Info: Moana.2016.720p.BRRip.x264.AAC-ETRG
View Torrent Info: Allied.2016.1080p.BRRip.x264.AAC-ETRG
Hot torrents
BluRay, 4k UHD
View Torrent Info: Jackie.2016.1080p.BluRay.x264-GECKOS[EtHD]
View Torrent Info: The.Eyes.of.My.Mother.2016.1080p.BluRay.x264.x264.DTSHD5.1-DDR
View Torrent Info: Moana.2016.1080p.BluRay.x264 Multi DTSHD 7.1 -DDR
View Torrent Info: Moonlight.2016 1080p BluRay x264 DTSHD 5.1 -DDR
Hot torrents
View Torrent Info: DCs.Legends.of.Tomorrow.S02E12.HDTV.x264-LOL[ettv]
View Torrent Info: The.Flash.2014.S03E13.HDTV.x264-LOL[ettv]
View Torrent Info: Marvels.Agents.of.S.H.I.E.L.D.S04E15.HDTV.x264-LOL[ettv]
View Torrent Info: Billions.S02E02.WEBRip.x264-FUM[ettv]
View Torrent Info: Doctor Strange 2016 720p BluRay Hindi DD 5.1 x264-SnowDoN
View Torrent Info: The Heartbreak Kid (1993) UNCUT 720p WEBRip x264 [Dual Audio] [Hindi 2.0 - English 2.0] Exclusive By -=!Dr.STAR!=-
View Torrent Info: Kurtlar.Vadisi.Irak.2006.720p.BluRay.x264.Turkish.AAC-ETRG
View Torrent Info: Shivaay.2016.1080p.WEB-DL.H263.DD5.1.ESub-DDR
To add new messages please Login or Register for FREE
Warning! Use a VPN When Downloading Torrents!
Your IP Address is   Location is United States
Your Internet Provider and Government can track your torrent activity!  Hide your IP ADDRESS with a VPN!
ExtraTorrent strongly recommends using Trust.Zone VPN to anonymize your torrenting. It's FREE!
Get VPN Now for FREE!

ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Movie Subtitle Site Operator Faces Prison in Sweden

Movie Subtitle Site Operator Faces Prison in Sweden

Movie Subtitle Site Operator Faces Prison in Sweden

Added: Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Ridiculous Criminal Trials
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, www.extratorrent.cc, 2016
Undertexter.se is a website that hosted fan-made translated movie subtitles. Police raided it three years ago, and its operator has been prosecuted in Sweden. The prosecutor says that the crimes committed are worthy of imprisonment.

It is not a secret that running a portal that offers or merely links to pirated content can be a warm work, as it attracts the attention of the rights owners, law enforcement authorities and even governments. But for some reason, a website creating and distributing its own content online for free is also considered a crime in Sweden, as shown in the case featuring fan-populated subtitling site Undertexter.se.

Undertexter has been providing a useful service for nearly a decade, as Sweden faced with a dearth of subtitling in local language. The site members created their own translated subtitles for movies and TV shows and made them available to public. But three years ago, police raided the site and seized its servers, supposedly under pressure from Hollywood.

The site founder claimed their own interpretation of dialog is not illegal, especially when it is handing out for free. However, the authorities disagreed, the founder was arrested and eventually prosecuted for distributing infringing subtitles. Instead of tackling all of the subtitles on Undertexter, the prosecution has hand-picked a few dozen that represent the strongest case, i.e. those related to movies that weren’t commercially available in the country at the time. The underlying suggestion is that the subtitle creators carried out their translation work from pirate copies available online.

In response, the site operator doesn’t deny that he made some money from his activities, largely through on-site advertising. However, he insists that offering fan-created subtitles is not a crime.

Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.

Posted by: 

Date:  Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Comments (5) (please add your comment »)

posted by (2016-05-26 12:16:05)
BaBaDapper avatar...distributing infringing subtitles.

Good grief. Whatever next?

posted by (2016-05-26 12:40:00)
eyemanozzy avatarhe should of moved to australia.....even 3 strike policy has been scrapped here !

posted by Trusted UploaderSite FriendET junkieET loverSupermanmen (2016-05-26 14:25:27)
analogkid6103 avatarIm sure they will throw the book(rights of book held by copyright holder) at this guy.
How dare he help people to understand video and shows not in their own language. The copyright guys are the worst.Not even worldwide political upheaval can get rid of them. Why? Cause they play both sides. A most formidable enemy. Don't believe it? Check out Catch 22 and be disgusted and informed. Cockroaches will be easier to be rid of.

posted by (2016-05-28 14:00:19)
SirSeedsAlot avatarthere's a big risk if one tries to profit off piracy

posted by (2016-05-29 20:11:12)
No avataraye aye me bucko

Articles Search
Most Popular Stories
Articles Categories
Articles Tags

Home - Browse Torrents - Upload Torrent - Stat - Forum - FAQ - Login
ExtraTorrent.cc is in compliance with copyrights
BitCoin: 12DiyqsWhENahDzdhdYsRrCw8FPQVcCkcm
Can't load ExtraTorrent? Try our official mirrors: etmirror.com - etproxy.com - extratorrentonline.com - extratorrentlive.com
2006-2017 ExtraTorrent.cc1