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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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Google, MPAA and isoHunt Clash in Court

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (3 years ago)

Last year the BitTorrent search engine isoHunt filed an appeal in their case with the MPAA. With the appeal isoHunt hopes to overturn a District Court ruling that obligates the site to operate an MPAA-approved censorship filter. The... Read Post

IsoHunt Tells Court That MPAA’s Filter is Needless Censorship

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (4 years ago)

BitTorrent search engine isoHunt is fighting the permanent injunction the District Court of California issued in their case against the MPAA. According to isoHunt's owner, a site-wide filter based on a list of keywords provided by t... Read Post

MPAA’s Court Ordered Piracy Filter Censors Many Legitimate Files

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (11 months ago)

Following a US court decision BitTorrent search engine isoHunt was ordered to implement a site-wide keyword filter provided by the MPAA. At the time, isoHunt's founder voiced concerns that this would lead to overfiltering, and it ap... Read Post


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