Movie industry sued for hacking

Monday, 29 May 2006, 12:20 AM EST

n the latest chapter of the David and Goliath saga between the film industry and file-sharing software companies, Valence Media has sued the Motion Picture Association of America, alleging that the MPAA hired a hacker to steal information from the media company.

In its suit, Valence Media, operator of TorrentSpy, alleges that in July last year, the MPAA paid a man $15,000 to infiltrate Valence Media's systems and find trade secrets.

At NewsFactor.

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