Isohunt founder at center of U.S. torrent-tracking legal battle
The Motion Picture Association of America claims in a lawsuit that Gary Fung is a copyright scofflaw of the highest order - facilitating the theft of millions of its copyrighted works hosted in tiny pieces resting on servers and individuals' computers worldwide. The case, which is awaiting U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles to rule on Fung's dismissal motion, is likely to set legal precedent in the United States and perhaps abroad about the legality of torrent-tracking services.
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