Qing Wang pleaded guilty to more than 30 offences, “relating to copyright theft, exposed during a NSW Police raid on a Sydney market in May last year,” says the story.
Do counterfeiters ‘steal’ copyrights, or do they infringe them?
Anyway, the matter was, “brought before the courts as a result of some tenacious investigative work by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft and NSW Police,” says the story.
Criminal penalties for copyright infringement in Oz are are up to $60,500 and five years in the nick per offence for individuals, and up to $302,500 for corporations, states Perth Now.
Perth Now – Music industry applauds record sentence for piracy, May 1, 2009
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