Wednesday, October 24, 2007

TV Links is gone gone gone

The site I used to catch up on all my cheesy 80's cartoons is gone, its maintainer arrested:

As reported in the Guardian, last Thursday a 26-year-old Cheltenham man was arrested and the site,, was closed . According to the Gloucester police, the arrest was carried out for alleged violations of Section 92 of the Trade Marks Act.

The man was not charged and the case remains under investigation, says Eddy Leviten of the Federation Against Copyright Theft. He likened the activity of TV Links to someone who advertises a car that is not theirs. "The main issue is that the original material is stolen," he alleges. TV Links was collecting links to movies such as the new Nancy Drew film that were allegedly illegally recorded in the cinema and then hosted on Chinese websites, he said. The federation is pursuing the websites that host the material, but it is difficult to pursue sites not under English jurisdiction.


Where else am I supposed to watch M.A.S.K.?

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