MPAA Demands Source Code of isoHunt’s “Failing” Piracy Filter

Almost three years ago the U.S. District Court of California ordered BitTorrent search engine isoHunt to start filtering its search results. The injunction was the result of isoHunt’s protracted court battle with the MPAA that began back in 2006. The Court ordered the owner of isoHunt to censor the site’s search engine based on a list of thousands of keywords provided by the MPAA, or cease its operations entirely in the U.S. isoHunt implemented the filter for U.S. visitors which allowed it to remain online, but at the same time owner Gary Fung took his case to the Court of Appeals. Through the appeal, isoHunt hoped to reverse the permanent injunction, but this didn’t come to pass. …

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MPAA Demands Source Code of isoHunt’s “Failing” Piracy Filter

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Saturday, July 20th, 2013 Net News

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