MPAA should not speak of piracy in Hotfile case




The judge in the MPAA case against Hotfile decided that the terms ‘piracy’, ‘theft’ and ‘steal’ shall not be used. The case will soon be resumed and is about the amount of compensation that Hotfile has to pay.

In the case of the MPAA against Hotfile, the court decided that both parties terms such as “piracy”, “theft” and “steal” may use, no longer so writes TorrentFreak. The case between the file-locker service Hotfile and association for the MPAA film begins its final phase, the amount of compensation that Hotfile has to pay.

In August, already ruled in the case. MPAA was largely similar and therefore already a ‘summary judgment’, in which case no jury involved in them. The judge decided that the dmca Hotfile violated and that it should be held account for what its users upload to the site. The case is now on the amount of damages due to breach of Hotfile. Hotfile was incidentally be acquitted of direct copyright infringement, the main charge of the MPAA against the site.

Hotfile filed with the court in this case leading up to a request to ban even longer terms “piracy,” “steal” and use “theft” because they are intended to influence the jury and the website according Hotfile only MPAA setting. denigrate The MPAA believes that there is no reason to ban that are often used in cases of infringement of copyright terms.

The court agrees with the objection Hotfile, except that jargon should questionable. This decision can be difficult for lawyers and witnesses MPAA to describe the events. In the case of documents Megaupload will be cited, but this decision is likely to result in passages with one of the prohibited terms should be left out of consideration.


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