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Did Warner Bros Abuse The Law With Their DMCA Takedowns?

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Warner Bros. may have abused DMCA tools during a recent copyright victory against Hotfile and could pay the price in front of a jury.

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Hotfile Shows Majority Of Its Downloads Are Legit

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/1731791_dcc6eb0906.jpg"></a>The MPAA has been trying to take out Hotfile <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/next-on-mpaas-hit-list-hotfile/">for about a year now</a>, with limited success, largely because Hotfile is not run by an insane man who calls himself Kim Dotcom (the founder of Megaupload <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gaming/2012/01/megaupload-founder-kim-dotcom-is-the-worlds-best-modern-warfare-3-player/">the world's best Modern Warware 3</a>) but rather a CEO who is actually trying to work with these people to address their concerns, only to get slapped in the face constantly.

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Next On MPAA's Hit List: HotFile

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/hotfile-com-logo.png"></a>One of the problems with the whole Megaupload debacle is that even as the site was being shut down, it was revealed that <a href="http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/megaupload-wasnt-just-for-pirates-angry-users-out-of-luck-for-now.ars">a lot of its customers were actually legit</a> and just trying to get the fourth quarter spreadsheets to their boss in a timely manner.


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