TorrentSpy names alleged MPAA attacker

Monday, 26 June 2006, 1:12 AM EST

TorrentSpy named the attacker who it claims broke into its computer systems on behalf of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), as part of a legal request that would force the MPAA to turn over documents stolen from the Internet file-searching company.

TorrentSpy accused the MPAA in May of paying a hacker $15,000 to steal confidential company information, including e-mails and passwords for accessing TorrentSpy's servers. The MPAA has called the charges baseless.

At Yahoo! News.

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