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

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.

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

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