Day: December 25, 2009

Fung and Isohunt found liable for inducing worldwide copyright infringementFung and Isohunt found liable for inducing worldwide copyright infringement

Earlier this week, a US district court granted summary judgement to MPAA members holding that Gary Fung and four websites operated by him, including Isohunt one of Canada’s largest bittorrent sites, contribute to massive worldwide copyright infringement.

Operators of bittorrent sites like isoHunt often claim they are nothing but content neutral search engines like Google. The Isohunt court disagreed holding, based on uncontested expert evidence, that approximately 95 percent of all files made accessible through Isohunt were infringing or highly likely to be infringing.…

Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2009-12-25Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2009-12-25

  • Microsoft Word Remains Under Scrutiny After Patent Loss – PC World #
  • Patent Office Releases New Temporary Post-Bilski Test For Software Patents #
  • Software fraudster 'fooled CIA' into terror alert #
  • Oracle Accused of Copyright infringement, #
  • Think Twice Before Pushing Play #