'Potter pirates' charged in Chile

  August 8, 2003 at 9:15 AM ET
  Geri     BBC
 


The BBCopens in new window is reporting that two men in Chile have been charged in the connection of selling illegal translations of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which had been selling for about $15.

Eduardo Castillo of the Chilean Book Chamber comments on how bad the translations are as well as threatening the livelihoods of the country's legitimate booksellers.

"Not only is it illegal, not only is it a pirate copy, it's a really bad translation."
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