Z-Library’s Founders Arrested – EffectHacking
Anton Napolsky (age 33), and Valeriia Ermakova (age 27) have been charged with
criminal copyright infringement, wire fraud, and money laundering for running
“Z-Library,” one of the largest e-book piracy websites.
At the request of the United States, they were arrested on November 3 in
Cordoba, Argentina. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) also seized the
Z-Library network of nearly 250 domains and its assets.
After the Feds announced the arrests, Z-Library supporters have been urging the FBI
to release Anton and Valeriia, claiming “they helped students more than the
if only the gouvernements would do the same with all those p3do sites…
— diogo (@diordiogo) November 17, 2022