Hotfile’s Loss Will be Indie Filmmakers’ Gain | Vox Indie

Ellen Seidler at Vox Indie takes a detailed look at how the recent decision in the Hot File case will effect indie filmmakers and other creators.

MPAA victory against Hotfile is a victory shared by all content creators hurt by online piracy

The best news in the fight against online piracy since Megaupload’s demise came yesterday as the MPAA annouced a big victory in their copyright infringement lawsuit against Hotfile, a cloud-based cyberlocker website known to harbor pirated movies, music, books and more. Though specific details of the court decision won’t be released for another two weeks, the judge issued a summary judgement in favor of the plaintiffs.

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http://voxindie.org/hotfile-loses-copyright-infringement-case#sthash.WB0oxGhx.dpuf

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