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Federal Bureau of Investigation - Press Release June 30, 2005 http://www.fbi.gov/pressrel/pressrel05/sitedown063005.htm 2 of 3 11/6/2006 9:29 AM Your Local FBI Office Overseas Offices Submit a Crime Tip Report Internet Crime More Contacts Quick Facts What We Investigate Natl. Security Branch Information Technology Fingerprints & Training Laboratory Services History More About Us Press Room E-mail Updates News Feeds Wanted by the FBI More Protections Contact Us Learn About Us Get Our News Be Crime Smart Use Our Resources For Law Enforcement For Communities For Researchers More Services Visit Our Kids' Page Apply for a Job Press Release For Immediate Release June 30, 2005 Washington D.C. FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691 JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL INTERNET PIRACY SWEEP WASHINGTON, D.C. - Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, Acting Assistant Attorney General John C. Richter of the Criminal Division and FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director Louis M. Reigel today announced another far-reaching and aggressive international enforcement action against criminal organizations involved in the illegal online distribution of copyrighted material. Beginning yesterday morning, the FBI and law enforcement from 10 other countries conducted over 90 searches worldwide as part of "Operation Site Down," designed to disrupt and dismantle many of the leading criminal organizations that illegally distribute and trade in copyrighted software, movies, music, and games on the Internet. "By dismantling these networks, the Department is striking at the top of the copyright piracy supply chain - a distribution chain that provides the vast majority of the illegal digitial content now available online," said Attorney General Gonzales. "And by penetrating this illegal world of high-technology and intellectual property theft, we have shown that law enforcement can and will find - and we will prosecute - those who try to
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