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What do LimeWire, Napster, Kazaa, and Isohunt all have in common?What do LimeWire, Napster, Kazaa, and Isohunt all have in common?



LimeWire now joins the ignoble club of  sites and services around the workd that have been found liable for inducing, contributing to, or authorizing massive online copyright infringement. Other well known sites and services found liable on these and other secondary liability or criminal theories include Napster, Aimster, Grokster, Kazaa, Pirate Bay, Mininova, Usenet.com, Newzbin, and Isohunt.

Courts around the world have not tolerated or been willing to countenance online businesses whose core business model involves profiting from facilitating online copyright infringement.