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Mininova trial gets postponed
« on: May 22, 2009, 09:24:06 pm »
Mininova trial gets postponed The civil trial against Mininova, brought forward by the Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN, has been postponed one month today.

The outcome of the case will determine whether the torrent indexing site will have to "actively filter" torrents from its index daily. If BREIN is triumphant, Mininova will be forced to remove all .torrent files that lead to unauthorized content such as pirated movies, music or TV shows.

“The reason for this postponement is solely due to personal circumstances of our attorney and has explicitly nothing to do with the content of the case,” says Mininova’s staff.

Additionally, Mininova President Erik Dubbelboer notes:

“The case wont say much about the legality of torrent sites, but it will give more insight into what measures BitTorrent indexers and similar services have to take in order to make sure that they don’t link to illegal content. In particular, it deals with the question of whether or not website owners have to actively filter content. In other words, is a notice and takedown policy sufficient or not.”

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