FBI takeover Zlibrary BookTok Erupted - The Washington Post

peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-11-19

Summary:

"The FBI’s takedown of Z-Library, one of the world’s largest repositories of pirated books and academic papers, this month set ablaze the subset of TikTok devoted to discussing books and authors, said Lexi Hardesty, a BookTok content creator....

The FBI revealed Wednesday that two Russian nationals, Anton Napolsky and Valeriia Ermakova, have been charged with criminal copyright infringement, wire fraud and money laundering for operating Z-Library...."

Link:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/11/17/fbi-takeover-zlibrary-booktok-impacted/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.z-library oa.books oa.usa oa.litigation oa.copyright oa.guerrilla oa.russia

Date tagged:

11/19/2022, 08:59

Date published:

11/19/2022, 03:59