Pirate Bay Appeal To Be Heard By Judge Tied To Copyright Group As Well

from the well,-that-seems-fair... dept

As The Pirate Bay gears up for the appeal of its trial in Sweden, it's worth noting that the judge chosen to hear the trial happens to be the same one who was removed from reviewing the fairness of the original trial because she happens to belong to the same pro-stronger copyright group as the original judge. How is that fair?
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Filed Under: bias, copyright, sweden, trial
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    Dark Helmet (profile), 4 Sep 2009 @ 1:12pm

    You know....

    "the judge chosen to hear the trial happens to be the same one who was removed from reviewing the fairness of the original trial because she happens to belong to the same pro-stronger copyright group as the original judge."

    You kow, I've said this before, but the job of government is really simple: make me work to find your bullshit. As an American, I fully expect my government and the government of most if not all other nations to be full of corrupt, beauracratic nonsense that would anger people if they knew about. Here's the key role for these assholes: don't let us know about it.

    I mean, look, yes I want to be informed, and I'm GLAD I found out about THIS one, now that I know about it. But honestly, in the long run, if it's inevitable that you're going to rape me so hard that I end up bleeding out of my anus, can't you at least let me look the other direction?

    Would have it REALLY been that hard to come up with a judge who was every bit as bought and biased, but WASN'T the exact same judge? At least then I would have been able to calm down for a couple months during the appeals process, while the sham of the trial went on. Then, sometime next March when Mike reported that THIS judge had the same affiliations I could ramp myself back up after a long hibernation and really give it my all.

    I'll repeat: government, your job is to fool me. Make us work really really hard to find the fucked up stuff that you do, so that by the time I've figured it out I'm too tired to be angry and I just go take a shit, relax with some Britney Spears tunes and some asian porn.

    God dammit....

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