Finnish file-sharers cut off from the internet per court orders

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Finnish file-sharers cut off from the internet per court orders.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/06/ELLrTF.jpg[/newsimage]The Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Centre (CIAPC), a Helsinki-based organization, struck a major coup on its home turf against music file-sharers this week. A Finnish judge this week approved the group's request to force ISPs to cut off three alleged pirates' internet connections.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/finnish-file-sharers-cut-off-from-the-internet-per-court-orders-47628/](http://www.myce.com/news/finnish-file-sharers-cut-off-from-the-internet-per-court-orders-47628/)


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"… usenet index site Newzbin, which houses scads of illicit files.’

So how do text files (*.nzb) with pointers to USENET content = “scads of illicit files”?

Even without USENET indexing sites like Newzbin, the content is still there. You just have to make extra time to comb through the headers.


#3

Thanks for pointing out my oversight. I adjusted the wording for better clarity.


#4

The MPAA would say that they are “scads of illicit files”