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cyberlocker

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Hotfile forks over $80 million to settle MPAA copyright suit

Along with paying millions of dollars, the file-sharing locker is also ordered to introduce copyright filtering technology or cease all operations.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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MegaUpload's closure boosts movie rentals and sales

A new study shows that in the months following the takedown of Kim DotCom's cyberlocker, online movie revenue increased by 6 percent to 10 percent.

By Mar. 7, 2013

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MPAA wants more criminal cases brought against 'rogue' sites

A Paramount Pictures exec says the studios continue to make criminal referrals against cyberlocker services dedicated to enabling piracy, and he identifies the top five "rogue" sites.

By Mar. 31, 2012

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FileSonic goes offline

Online file storage site FileSonic is no longer online, months after it restricted users' service in the wake of the MegaUpload raid.

By Sep. 3, 2012

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EFF to federal court: Return MegaUpload data now

The government seized MegaUpload's user data and one former user has run out of patience with negotiations to decide what should be done with it. He wants a federal court to order that his footage be returned.

By May. 25, 2012

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RapidShare, MediaFire distance themselves from MegaUpload

RapidShare and MediaFire are defending themselves against accusations that their cyberlocker services violate copyright, but copyright owners say they're largely unimpressed.

By Apr. 19, 2012

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Google defends hosting site under attack by MPAA

Google is lending a legal hand to hosting site Hotfile, upping the battle between tech and the movie industry.

By Mar. 19, 2012

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MegaUpload substitutes show spikes in traffic since shutdown

People have flocked to other file-swapping sites since MegaUpload was shut down and became entangled in a criminal copyright case.

By Jan. 26, 2012

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MegaUpload to court: Put civil cases against us on hold

MegaUpload lawyers want the court to hold up civil suits filed in March against the cyberlocker service until the criminal charges filed by the U.S. are resolved.

By May. 10, 2012

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U.S. tries to silence MegaUpload lawyers on issue of user data

There's a chance that MegaUpload's lawyers may not get to address the court about what should happen to the company's servers.

By Apr. 13, 2012