New York-based Harry Potter publisher Scholastic has sent out a barrage of “copyright infringement” notices, including one to TechCrunch, whose sin was merely noting that the new book was available on BitTorrent. Scholastic’s outrage notwithstanding, it’s a miracle that it took as long for the book to find its way online as it did. So they can’t be serious, can they? Apparently, they can. Photo: TechCrunch
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