Tuesday, December 14, 2004

Hollywood To Sue Bit Torrent

Hollywood to Sue Server Operators.

LOS ANGELES Dec 14, 2004 — The U.S. film industry is preparing to sue computer server operators in the United States and Europe who help relay digitized movie files across online file-sharing networks, a source familiar with the movie studios' plans said Tuesday.

The lawsuits are aimed at disrupting the unauthorized distribution of movie files through BitTorrent and eDonkey, two popular online file-swapping services, the source associated with the effort The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.


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