Antigua says U.S. online poker shutdown was illegalBy Jane Sutton
Apr. 23, 2011
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(Reuters) - The United States violated global trade law by shutting down Internet gambling sites based in Antigua and elsewhere and prosecuting their owners, according to Antigua and Barbuda officials considering action in the World Trade Organization. [...]
"I don't think there's another country in the world that puts people in jail for engaging in trade that's lawful under international law," Mark Mendel, the Caribbean government's legal advisor, told Reuters by telephone on Thursday. "It's as if Antigua would put Americans in jail for selling pineapples." [...]
"They're not defrauding anybody. They're not stealing money from anybody. They're just trying to run their businesses," Mendel said.