American Film Society” is the cause of my service stopped torrent Popcorn Time and YTS




Site “Variety” reported Variety that the reason for the stop watch program famous “popcorn time” movies Popcorn Time, and the torrent site “Wi-TS” YTS, is the judicial orders in Canada and New Zealand.

The “American Film Society”, known for short as MPAA, have been lifted on 9 October / October last in Canada filed a lawsuit against three of the application Popcorn Time operators, claiming that the defendants enabled, and authorized, and caused the infringement of property rights through the application that allows users to watch pirated movies and TV shows.

At the date of October 16 / October got MPAA, which represents the six major studios in Hollywood, an injunction ordering the closure of the site.

It referred to the lawsuit coincided with the decision of developers in Popcorn Time to leave the site of the moral and ethical reasons. Some developers working on a project called “amputation” Butter, and is designed to avoid many of the surrounding Popcorn Time issues (ie link broadcast illegal content), during the broadcast of illegal content or activities of BitTorrent obtained locally.

On 12 October / October last, it raised the MPAA also sued in a New Zealand court on the operator of the site torrent YTS, arguing that the site was host of the site of the famous YIFY, which includes a library of more than 4,500 pirated movie. Assembly and got something eliminate temporary closure of the site.

The head of the “American Film Society” MPAA, Chris Dodd said that “this legal coordinated action is part of a larger comprehensive approach taken by the Assembly and the International branches to combat content theft.”

Dodd added that Popcorn Time and YTS platforms is no legitimacy for the obvious reason, which is to distribute the stolen copies of the latest movies and TV shows without compensating people who have worked hard for their industry.

It is noteworthy that “the American Film Society” is a non-profit organization founded in 1922 on behalf of distributors and film producers association, and aimed at improving the commercial interests of its members and the management evaluation system movies.

The Assembly also aims to protect its members intellectually from publishing crimes and theft of intellectual property. They seek to progress in the digital rights management technologies, prompting some to say they violate the rights of the consumer and the other while trying to strike a balance between consumer rights and the right of the artist.


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