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Man fined $7,000 for sharing 'WordPress for Dummies' via BitTorrent

Posted at 11:12PM Tuesday 03 Jul 2012

Robert Carpenter of Poughkeepsie, New York has been ordered to pay $7,000 in damages for sharing a copy of "WordPress All-in-One For Dummies" on BitTorrent. Carpenter was part of a mass filing by publisher John Wiley & Sons last October that included 27 John Does allegedly caught sharing "For Dummies" books via BiTorrent.

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