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Report: The MPAA settled with Hotfile for $4 million
Report: The MPAA settled with Hotfile for $4 million
Last year, the MPAA seemingly shook up the file sharing industry when they announced they had won a suit against once-popular file hosting site ...... 28 Dec 2014
Hotfile settles piracy suit with Hollywood for $80 million, will likely shut down
Hotfile settles piracy suit with Hollywood for $80 million, will likely shut down
Once-popular cyberlocker Hotfile has settled its long-standing lawsuit with Hollywood and the MPAA, meaning the service will soon shut down ...... 04 Dec 2013 - 2 comments
Hotfile liable for copyright infringement, says judge
Hotfile liable for copyright infringement, says judge
A U.S. judge has found that Hotfile is liable on charges of copyright infringement, in a case dating back to 2011. The Motion Picture Association ...... 29 Aug 2013 - 3 comments
Google backs Hotfile in copyright fight against MPAA
Google backs Hotfile in copyright fight against MPAA
Google has backed Hotfile in its fight against the major movie studios. The search giant has filed an amicus brief on behalf of the cyberlocker, ...... 21 Mar 2012 - 28 comments
Hollywood wants Hotfile forced offline
Hollywood wants Hotfile forced offline
Major Hollywood studios want Hotfile to go the way of MegaUpload. According to court papers, unsealed this week, the Walt Disney Company, ...... 08 Mar 2012 - 9 comments
Warner Brothers blames faulty DMCA takedowns on their computers
Warner Brothers blames faulty DMCA takedowns on their computers
After a revelation last week of their abusing the DMCA takedown process, Warner Brothers went into damage control mode on Friday. Their improper ...... 14 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
Hotfile to countersue Warner Bros. over anti-piracy abuse
Hotfile to countersue Warner Bros. over anti-piracy abuse
The once-popular cyberlocker Hotfile is preparing to countersue Warner Bros., whilst currently in the middle of a lawsuit brought against it ...... 17 Aug 2011 - 14 comments
Hotfile files to have MPAA case dismissed
Hotfile files to have MPAA case dismissed
Hotfile, the cyberlocker which quickly became one of the 100 most trafficked sites in the world, has filed a motion to dismiss the case brought ...... 08 Apr 2011 - 1 comment
Hotfile begins suspending premium accounts
Hotfile begins suspending premium accounts
Hotfile has begun taking a harsh stance on copyright infringement, says TF, with the cyberlocker deleting premium accounts, along with all the files in them. ...... 22 Feb 2011 - 17 comments
Hotfile sued by Hollywood studios
Hotfile sued by Hollywood studios
Disney, Fox, Columbia, Warner Bros. and Universal have jointly sued cyberlocker Hofile.com, claiming copyright infringement "on a massive scale." ...... 09 Feb 2011 - 4 comments
Hotfile and 1000 Hotfile uploaders sued over infringement
Hotfile and 1000 Hotfile uploaders sued over infringement
Liberty Media has filed suit against cyberlocker Hotfile, as well as 1000 "John Doe" Hotfile uploaders. Additionally, PayPal is named in ...... 19 Jan 2011 - 10 comments
     

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