The U.S. Battle Against Internet Gambling & How It’s Helped To Legalize Piracy In The Caribbean!

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We all know how the U.S. government feels about internet gambling – they don’t like it and will do anything within their power to stop it. However now, in a fascinating turn of events, the U.S. government’s battle against online gambling may have allowed one of their other foes a huge victory against them – Piracy! This week the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the nation of Antigua and Barbuda can suspend U.S. copyrights! Seems like Johnny Depp might not be the most famous pirate of the Caribbean for much longer!

Since the internet entered the public domain in the 1990s, the U.S. DOJ took the position that the Federal Wire Act bans all forms of online gambling and has worked indomitably to arrest, indict and impede online gaming sites and U.S. citizens who frequent them.
When you look at the amount of money that U.S. citizens spend on lottery tickets however, the government’s crusade against online gambling, seems a little bit overzealous and rather unusual. Continue Reading

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