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Rise and fall of Vietnam’s most popular pirate site

Vietnamese public security last week prosecuted Nguyen Tuan Tu, owner and operator of Phimmoi, the country’s largest pirate movie streaming site. The conviction marks perhaps the first time that Vietnam invoked Article 225 of the penal code, which criminalizes infringing upon “copyrights and relevant rights.” Launched in 2012, this illegal free-to-watch movie depository soon became […]