A court in Germany has ruled that Usenet providers are liable for the activity of users. The case was brought forth by GEMA.
With the loss of Limewire in court earlier this month, many are reflecting what was Limewire and the developer behind it. The next question is, where do we go from here should Limewire fall under the waves of time?
While a few NZB sites have been targeted before, this may be the first time a service that offers UseNet access has been dealt with a blow. In court, UseNet.com has lost their case against the RIAA. The case has been going on since 2007.
It’s been widely reported that American ISPs are being pressured to drop their UseNet service by the New York Attorney General.
UseNet seems to have always been like Fight Club to many users – you don’t talk about Fight Club. The question is, is the first rule about targeting UseNet, ‘you don’t talk about targeting UseNet’?
Usenet is a network that is often referred to as a service that allows people to communicate to one another. However, there is an interesting quirk to UseNet – the ability to download releases hot from the scene.
When indexing sites close, the general idea is that they won’t come back.
While it was only untill recently that NZB sites and the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) locked horns, NZB sites seemed to be able to keep out of the sites of legal pursuit.
TVNZB, a website known for hosting NZB files for Usenet users to find their favourite TV shows has sold their domain to a new management.