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    "In 2006, isoHunt was one of the first BitTorrent sites to get caught up in a legal battle with the MPAA. In a guest post for TorrentFreak, Fung gives his view on this copyfight, the right and wrong of the current copyright system, and how it’s abused by lobbyists for the wrong reasons."

    Guest post by Gary Fung, founder of isoHunt.com.

    "Since I’ve been sued by both the MPAA (Hollywood) and the CRIACanadian Press and Globe & Mail. But the question is why? Why do they insist on suing their own customers? Why do they sue search engines like us, who make the Internet more useful for everyone? (Canadian recording industry), I’ve talked about what’s been happening with our cases. Our CRIA case has also recently received mainstream press attention by the
    the Canadian Press and Globe & Mail. But the question is why? Why do they insist on suing their own customers? Why do they sue search engines like us, who make the Internet more useful for everyone?

    The problem lies in something fundamentally broken with the copyright system. A choice quote from Cory Doctorow’s article on the "copyfight"..."

    Source: Full Article @ TorrentFreak
    Last edited by Hairbautt; 11-10-2008 at 05:25 AM.

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