TorrentSpy Appeals Lawsuit Over MPAA Getting Access To Its Emails

from the not-done-yet dept

While TorrentSpy may have shut down and lost its copyright infringement lawsuit against the MPAA, it's still appealing a separate issue: whether the MPAA broke the law in hiring a guy to break into TorrentSpy's email server and forward emails to the MPAA. The MPAA got away with playing dumb when this issue first came up, claiming it assumed the guy they hired had legitimate access to all of the emails he was handing over -- though, that seems highly questionable.
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Filed Under: mpaa, spying
Companies: mpaa, torrentspy


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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 28 Jul 2008 @ 1:37pm

    Re:

    The MPAA and RIAA consider themselves above the law.

    They OWN the law. Bought and paid for.

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