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Hollywood is calling on the US courts to force Hotfile, the popular file-sharing site, offline following similar action against Megaupload.
Court papers unsealed this week reveal that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has filed a motion for a summary judgement.
If approved, the move could lead to action against the service without the need for a lengthy trial.
Hotfile says it removes copyright-infringing files on request.
Details of the development were revealed by Mediapost News
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