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You can run but you can't hide from the MPAA

The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) has expanded its crackdown on online movie piracy by filing seven new lawsuits against online sites. Websites targeted include Isohunt.com, BTHub.com, TorrentBox.com, TorrentSpy.com, NiteShadow.com, Ed2k-it.com, NZB-Zone.com, BinNews.com and DVDRs.net.

“Website operators who abuse technology to facilitate infringements of copyrighted works by millions of people are not anonymous – they can and will be stopped. Disabling these powerful networks of illegal file distribution is a significant step in stemming the tide of piracy on the Internet,” said John G. Malcolm, Executive Vice President and Director of Worldwide Anti-Piracy Operations for the MPAA.

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RE: Old comparison
By Christopher1 on 2/25/2006 12:50:11 AM , Rating: 1
True, EDonkey servers have no files stored on them, save a listing of ALL files.
They never have ANYTHING on them except that!

This seems like stretching the law to the breaking point. The people who run the EDonkey server have NO control over what is in that list, it is just a verbatim list from the people who are using the EDonkey service.

They have no way of taking anything off or putting anything on.


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