Justice launches P2P probe. Don't think it's your problem? Think again.

Summary:Dubbed "Operation Digital Gridlock," The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that it has launched a federal criminal probe of peer-to-peer-based trafficking of music, films, software and published works by a group known as the Underground Network.

Dubbed "Operation Digital Gridlock," The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that it has launched a federal criminal probe of peer-to-peer-based trafficking of music, films, software and published works by a group known as the Underground Network. Federal agents have searched five homes and one Internet service provider in three states, seeking evidence of criminal copyright infringement.

Topics: Legal

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