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Submission + - UK Court: MPAA Not Entitled To Profits From Piracy (

jfruh writes: "The MPAA and other entertainment industry groups have been locked for years in a legal struggle against Newzbin2, a Usenet-indexing site. The MPAA contends that, since Newzbin2 profits from making it easier for users to find pirated movies online, the MPAA can sue to take those profits on behalf of its members, who produced that content in the first place. But a British court has rejected that argument."
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UK Court: MPAA Not Entitled To Profits From Piracy

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