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'The Revenant' Uploader Ordered To Pay $1.1 Million

A former studio employee who uploaded The Revenant six days before its release was ordered to pay $1.1 million for criminal copyright infringement. The defendant, William Kyle Morarity, uploaded both The Revenant and The Peanuts Movie to the private torrent tracker Pass The Popcorn. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Wilson ordered Morarity to pay restitution of $1.12 million to Twentieth Century Fox, and sentenced him to 8 months of house arrest and 24 months of probation.

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