Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday October 25, 2012

Torrent Site Webhost Ordered to Pay "Piracy" Damages

After this ruling from the Court of The Hague, you can just imagine how popular webhosting for torrent sites will be in the future. eek!

Hollywood-backed anti-piracy outfit BREIN has won a landmark case against XS Networks, the former hosting provider of torrent site SumoTorrent. The Court of The Hague ruled that the provider is responsible for damages copyright holders suffered through the torrent site’s activities. The Dutch verdict has far-reaching implications for the liability of hosting providers for the conduct of their clients.