BitTorrent search engine isoHunt is fighting the permanent injunction the District Court of California issued in their case against the MPAA. According to isoHunt’s owner, a site-wide filter based on a list of keywords provided by the movie industry is an unworkable solution that would impede freedom of speech and bring China-style censorship to the […]

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Google has won its court case against Viacom, where it was facing a $1 billion claim for allowing users to upload copyrighted clips to YouTube. The landmark case is expected to have a major impact on future cases dealing with the responsibilities of the operators of user-generated media libraries, including BitTorrent sites. Over the past […]

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RIAA  joins CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS in unveiling first-ever list of  NOTORIOUS ILLEGAL SITES.  TPB, isohunt, Baidu on top of the list. ————————————————————————————————— In a meeting with US lawmakers, specifically those belonging to the International Anti-Piracy Caucus (IAPC), RIAA chairman and CEO Mitch Bainwol discussed a list of sites considered to be “notorious” and “illegal” (May 19). […]

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The US District Court of California has issued a permanent injunction against the BitTorrent search engine isoHunt, forcing it to shut down in the United States. IsoHunt is expected to block all access to US visitors in response to the decision, but no action has been taken thus far. —————————————————————————————————- Early 2006, the MPAA issued […]

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