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Internet piracy leader sentenced to 5 years

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Portsmouth man has been sentenced to five years in prison for conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement. Jeramiah B. Perkins pleaded guilty in August and was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Norfolk. Prosecutors say Perkins was a leader of the online piracy group called IMAGiNE, which sought to become the premier group to release copies of new...