Music Technology Policy

The Canadian bit torrent site and Geist darling Isohunt was found in 2010 to be a copyright infringer in no uncertain terms (probably because they are clearly a massive and intentional infringer).  According to the Financial Post:

…Canada’s most notorious file sharing Website is facing increasing legal pressure from legal authorities in the United States.

On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles issued a permanent enjoinment against Gary Fung, the Richmond, B.C. owner of Isohunt, one of the largest BitTorrent search engines on the Internet.

The ruling comes as a result of a lawsuit launched against the Canadian Website several years ago by the Motion Picture Association of America, the group which represents the biggest movie studios in Hollywood.

According to yesterday’s judgment, Judge Wilson decided to permanently enjoin Isohunt and the 27-year-old Mr. Fung from continuing to engage in copyright infringement because the MPAA “have…

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