March 03, 2011

"ICE said that McCarthy made $90,000 from advertising on the site"

Paid Content "Federal agents have arrested Bryan McCarthy, a 32-year-old Texas resident who is accused of streaming pirated sports broadcasts over his website, channelsurfing.net." by Joe Mullin

'Several months ago, government agents with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement kicked off a controversial new method of enforcing the nation’s copyright laws, shutting down dozens of websites without notice. The sites stand accused of either hawking counterfeit goods or proffering copyrighted material. Now it’s clear that ICE is going even further shutting off websites without notice—the agency will actually be arresting the people who ran the sites. Federal agents have arrested Bryan McCarthy, a 32-year-old Texas resident who is accused of streaming pirated sports broadcasts over his website, channelsurfing.net.'

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