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Posted 27 December 2004 - 09:36 PM

An Iowa City man who admitted to pirating copyrighted software then distributing it online is personally responsible for as much as $200,000 in losses to the industry, according to federal records unsealed Thursday. By Brian Sharp Iowa City Press-Citizen Friday, December 24, 2004 Jathan Desir, 26, became the first person convicted as part of "Operation Fastlink," a multi-national investigation launched in April. Records show one of the two online libraries he helped create totaled 13,000 titles before FBI agents arrived at his home this spring. Desir, registered as a student at the University of Iowa, waived indictment and pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Des Moines. He faces a maximum 15 years in prison on felony counts of copyright infringement and conspiracy. Sentencing is set for March 18.
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