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Richard O’Dwyer Articles

Should Linking To Copyrighted Material Be Illegal? Should Linking To Copyrighted Material Be Illegal?
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Despite how you feel on the matter, online piracy is illegal. Various courts throughout the country have said again and again that uploading pirated works on the Internet for others to download is illegal. The copyright lobby hasn’t really done …

Jimmy Wales Got a Little Testy with Reporters About the O’Dwyer Case Jimmy Wales Got a Little Testy with Reporters About the O’Dwyer Case
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In spite of what appeared to be a decision from the United Kingdom’s Home Office to continue with the extradition of accused copyright-infringer Richard O’Dwyer to the United States, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales maintains that reports of the Home Office’s …

Despite Protests, UK Will Feed Richard O’Dwyer to US Officials Anyways Despite Protests, UK Will Feed Richard O’Dwyer to US Officials Anyways
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In a paradigm switch of imperialism, the United Kingdom is apparently to now be considered the Far Eastern United States given the fate of TVShack webmaster Richard O’Dwyer. Despite having not committed any crime on U.S. soil and hosting no …

Pressure Mounts on UK to Halt Richard O’Dwyer’s Extradition to US Pressure Mounts on UK to Halt Richard O’Dwyer’s Extradition to US
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Although the United Kingdom has yet to withdraw plans to extradite Richard O’Dwyer to the United States in order to face charges related to copyright infringement, a separate case that isn’t entirely dissimilar to O’Dwyer’s situation may have increased pressure …

Jimmy Wales Pens Petition to Halt Richard O’Dwyer’s Absurd Extradition to U.S. Jimmy Wales Pens Petition to Halt Richard O’Dwyer’s Absurd Extradition to U.S.
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Earlier this year, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales added instrumental support in the internet’s successful fight against the U.S. government-backed Twin Bills of Terrible known as SOPA and PIPA. For his second act, Wales is hoping he can once again use …

Richard O’Dwyer’s Mom Speaks Out Against US Control of the Internet Richard O’Dwyer’s Mom Speaks Out Against US Control of the Internet

In case you forgot, the story of Richard O’Dwyer fits right into the anti-SOPA/PIPA mood that permeates across the Internet, save for the United States government, of course. O’Dwyer ran a site called TVShack.net which posted links to downloadable copyrighted …