Hollywood to sue server operators behind BitTorrent, eDonkey

Wednesday, 15 December 2004, 6:11 AM EST

The U.S. film industry is preparing to sue computer server operators in the United States and Europe who help relay digitized movie files across online file-sharing networks, a source familiar with the movie studios' plans said Tuesday.

The lawsuits are aimed at disrupting the unauthorized distribution of movie files through BitTorrent and eDonkey, two popular online file-swapping services, the source associated with the effort The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

By Alex Veiga at SecurityFocus.

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