TorrentSpy ordered by federal judge to become MPAA spy

Monday, 11 June 2007, 12:00 AM EST

On May 29, TorrentSpy - one of the web’s most famous .torrent dump sites was told by federal judge Jacqueline Chooljian in the Central District of California that despite the site’s privacy policy which states they will never monitor their visitors without consent, they must start creating logs detailing their user’s activities.

Understandably, this is a worrying move by the court - even more so when one considers these logs must then be turned over to the MPAA.

At TorrentFreak.

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