A Florida man is facing up to $250,000 in fines and five years in federal prison after being convicted of selling counterfeit CDs at a flea market. According to authorities, he sold thousands of CDs over a span of five years, which of course is a serious copyright infringement. When authorities raided his home, they seized more than 16,000 counterfeit CDs.
There are probably a few Sacramento business owners who think they don't have anything that needs intellectual property protection.
The Internet is great for many things. After all, where would we be without Amazon, Priceline or Perez Hilton? Unfortunately, the Internet is also a hotbed for copyright infringement.