A University of Arizona (UA) student is believed to be the first person in the country to be convicted of a crime under state laws for illegally downloading music and movies from the internet, prosecutors and activists say.

UA student Parvin Dhaliwal pleaded guilty to possession of counterfeit marks, or unauthorized copies of intellectual property.

Under an agreement with prosecutors, Dhaliwal was sentenced to a three-month deferred jail sentence, three years of probation, 200 hours of community service, and a $5,400 fine. The judge in the case also ordered him

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