Fined for pirate peek

Finnish anti-piracy authorities have fined the father of a nine-year-old girl who visited file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, even though she didn’t download anything.
Authorities issued a warrant to seize the child’s laptop after the father refused to pay an initial fine of €600 ($783) when it was found his ISP had connected with the site, which is blocked in the country.
The litigation was dropped after the father agreed to pay a €300 fine to settle the matter, despite having bought the track by performer Chisu legitimately a day after the Pirate Bay visit – and the fact Chisu herself pointed out her tunes are available free on streaming service Spotify.

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