Hosting company XS Networks held responsible for torrent site activity

By Shawn Knight
Oct 25, 2012
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  1. A ruling recently handed down by the Court of the Hague has set a potentially game-changing precedent for future rulings against hosting companies and their customers. The court determined that hosting provider XS Networks is responsible for paying damages to...

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  2. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    And the other shoe drops lol. It was only a matter of time before this was going to happen. Since they cant charge everyone and collect from the millions of ppl who download copy protected material. Now there is a legal precedent. Im guessing that hosting providers are now going to do everything in their power to NOT support file sharing sites. This is going to be a interesting story to follow.
  3. TJGeezer

    TJGeezer TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 385   +10

    Needed: An infrastructure that answers to its customers, not to officials and corrupt politicians. Yeah, that'll happen.


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