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GOOGLE SIDES WITH HOTFILE

March 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Google has come to the defense of the cyberlocker Hotfile, which has been accused by the MPAA of promoting “massive digital theft.” In an amicus brief, Google accuses the MPAA of misleading the court about the intentions of the framers of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), insisting that under its provisions, it is the […]

ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION ENTERS BATTLE AGAINST WARNER BROS.

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a friend-of-the-court brief backing the cyberlocker Hotfile in its suit against Warner Bros., which it accuses of taking down content that the studio didn’t own. As reported by TorrentFreak.com, which tracks the BitTorrent scene, Warner Bros. blames the takedowns on a software malfunction. However, EFF Intellectual Property Director Corynne […]

BOLLYWOOD FORCES ALLEGED PIRATE SITES TO SHUT DOWN

July 21, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Users in India of some of the leading file-hosting sites found those sites replaced by the following announcement on Wednesday: “This site has been blocked as per instructions from Department of Telecom (DOT). As reported by TorrentFreak.com, such sites as RapidShare, MegaUpload, MediaFire, and HotFile have been blocked. India produces the largest number of movies […]