FBI takeover Zlibrary BookTok Erupted - The Washington Post

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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/?pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWJpZCI6IjQwMzM1NTIiLCJyZWFzb24iOiJnaWZ0IiwibmJmIjoxNjY5MDQ0NDk0LCJpc3MiOiJzdWJzY3JpcHRpb25zIiwiZXhwIjoxNjcwMjU0MDk0LCJpYXQiOjE2NjkwNDQ0OTQsImp0aSI6IjMyZTllZDk1LTJjMzMtNDgwYi04N2ViLWIxZjk2Yzc5ZThkYiIsInVybCI6Imh0dHBzOi8vd3d3Lndhc2hpbmd0b25wb3N0LmNvbS9uYXRpb24vMjAyMi8xMS8xNy9mYmktdGFrZW92ZXItemxpYnJhcnktYm9va3Rvay1pbXBhY3RlZC8ifQ.Zgg98DBvb0Duif-zm-cYJsctnWVHtdQyYlkm8QBj0gI

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Tags:

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

Date tagged:

11/21/2022, 14:45

Date published:

11/21/2022, 09:45