Honeypot Pornography: Anti-Piracy Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Perjury, Mail and Wire fraud

Honeypot Pornography: Anti-Piracy Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Perjury, Mail and Wire fraud

Paul Hansmeier, one of the lead attorneys behind the controversial law firm Prenda, has pleaded guilty to mail, wire fraud, and money laundering. The Pirate Bay provided important evidence in the case, where Hansmeier and his colleague were found creating and uploading porn movies to file-sharing sites to extract settlements from alleged pirates.

Computer Programs and Nigeria’s Copyright Protection By Busa Inem Esq.

Computer Programs and Nigeria’s Copyright Protection By Busa Inem Esq.

A copyright owner possesses certain legal rights over his intellectual property and the use of that property. The state via its legal mechanisms creates a property right; it then grants sovereignty over that property to its owner. Computer programs are one such intellectual property, and under Nigerian law the owners of these programs enjoy these rights subject to certain restrictions. Other considerations with computer programs include copying their functionality, the doctrine of fair dealing and enforcement of the intellectual property right.

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