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Man thrown in the slammer for selling bad ringtones


Next time you fancy getting the theme from The Godfather or Close Encounters as a cellphone ringtone, just be careful where you buy it — you could be helping put the seller behind bars.

It’s pretty hard to believe, but the Malaysian press is reporting that some half-assed market trader who has been selling unlicensed ringtones has been arrested by their equivalent of the RIAA.

He faces up to five years in jail and a massive fine just for peddling annoying crap — personally, I’d pay him not to sell that junk ever again to anyone.

(Via Digital Home)

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