Motion Picture Association accused of hacking

Friday, 26 May 2006, 10:24 AM EST

Valence Media, which operates the file-sharing portal site TorrentSpy, has accused the MPAA of hiring a computer hacker to help garner information for use in the industry group's patent infringement suit against the site.

In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Valence and its owners have filed their own suit claiming that the MPAA paid a known hacker to infiltrate the company's IT systems looking for potential evidence.

At PC Magazine.

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