Judge rules “locker” site is not direct copyright infringer

11 07 2011

July 11, 2011

A federal judge in Miami has dismissed direct copyright infringement charges against Hotfile, a popular online “locker” service that the major Hollywood studios allege is responsible for massive copyright infringement. But he allowed the case to proceed on charges that Hotfile has induced and profited from the infringing activities of its users. The 9-page opinion, first reported by the Hollywood, Esq. blog,┬áprovides early clues about how Judge Adalberto Jordan views the defendants, Hotfile and its alleged owner Anton Titov.

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