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Report: Hollywood Totally Lied About Its Big Victory Over The Pirates

Back in 2013, the Motion Picture Association of America filed one of its biggest victories: a $80 million settlement against Hotfile, a file-sharing website that got on the wrong side of Hollywood. Only, Hotfile never paid anything close to that amount, and the MPAA has been telling a (court-approved) fib about the… » 12/24/14 3:30pm 12/24/14 3:30pm

Uh Oh: Movie Studios Are Now Suing Private File Sharing Services

Disney, Fox, Universal, Columbia and Warner Bros. have locked on to their next target in the battle against movie piracy—web-based digital locker site Hotfile. Claiming the site encourages and even rewards users via its affiliate system for sharing copyrighted material, the court papers were filed in Miami yesterday. » 2/09/11 5:40am 2/09/11 5:40am