MPAA Afraid To Disclose Secret Piracy Strategies

In their ongoing battle with file-hosting service Hotfile, five MPAA studios have asked the court to disallow Hotfile access to information on their anti-piracy strategies.

While drawing an analogy between copyright infringement and drug trafficking, the MPAA studios ask the court to handle their anti-piracy documents as trade secrets to prevent pirates from getting even more sophisticated than they already are.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-afraid-to-disclose-secret-anti-piracy-strategies-110725/

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Hotfile Battles MPAA Over Private User Data Disclosure

Earlier this year, member companies of the MPAA filed a lawsuit against the Hotfile file-hosting service and ever since the parties have been back and forth submitting and responding to court papers.

Now it seems that the MPAA want Hotfile to hand over just about every piece of data the company holds, from the IP addresses of uploaders and downloaders to the companys source code.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/hotfile-battles-mpaa-over-private-user-data-disclosure-110625/