Boing Boing: MPAA Shuts Down Lokitorrent, Obtains Server Logs

The MPAA has taken over a popular BitTorrent tracking site, replacing the home page with a stunningly Orwellian piece of anti-bootlegging propaganda (“YOU CAN CLICK BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE.”) Plus, they’ve obtained the server logs, presumably to determine individual users who used the site to bootleg copyrighted motion pictures. Question: Why in the world would a site like this keep logs?

Friday, 11 February 2005