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MPAA Filter Censors Legit Torrent Files on isoHunt

Following a US court decision BitTorrent search engine isoHunt was ordered to implement a site-wide keyword filter provided by the MPAA. According to isoHunt's owner the ruling would result in mass censorship of legitimate content, and recent evidence shows that this is indeed the case. The MPAA's mandatory filter is accidentally censoring thousands of public domain songs and even an independent film which was uploaded by the filmmaker himself.
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