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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    Hugh, 4 Sep 2009 @ 2:36pm

    This was not a Jury Trial. This was a trial decided by a judge that has ties to the copyright group that want stronger laws for copyright. And I may be wrong but I do believe that with this being an Appeal this wont be sent to jury either. The appeal will be based on a judge's decision that has ties to the copyright group.

    If you has items from your house stolen, and the police arrested the robbers you wouldnt want the judge thats hearing the case to be tied to the gang that the robbers was from now would you? Do you think you will see justice?

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