MPAA files for summary judgement to shut down 'piracy haven' Hotfile

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MPAA files for summary judgement to shut down ‘piracy haven’ Hotfile.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/03/JLgtHs.jpg[/newsimage]Hotfile has been taken to a US District Court of Florida this week by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), which is using all of its leverage to file for a summary judgement that could shut down the Internet file hosting service.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/mpaa-files-for-summary-judgement-to-shut-down-piracy-haven-hotfile-59998/](http://www.myce.com/news/mpaa-files-for-summary-judgement-to-shut-down-piracy-haven-hotfile-59998/)


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You mean the feds haven’t raided the owners place and stole all their assets like the did to Megauploads??


#3

Sounds like the MPAA are trying another end run around the less than convenient tools provided by the DMCA.


#4

That is like charging Smith & Wesson for every murder committed with their guns.