Mar 112015

Sky Broadband, the UK’s second largest ISP is about to hand over the personal details of customers to a company known for demanding cash from alleged file-sharers.
Sky Broadband says it will hand over the names and addresses of subscribers to TCYK LLC. Sky warns customers that the movie company will probably ask for compensation.
TCYK will then request compensation from the suspected torrent user to settle the case out of court under the threat of implied legal action.
TCYK monitors file-sharing websites for illegal activity and gets internet service providers to release details about the offending accounts.
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Oct 192013

Another filesharing torrent site forced to close.

Filesharing peer to peer “Piracy” site IsoHunt is to shut down and pay $110m

IsoHunt, a popular website offering BitTorrents of mostly pirated material, is to shut down following a court settlement.

The site’s owner, Canadian Gary Fung, has agreed to pay $110m (£68m) to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).