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KickassTorrents Defense: Torrents Are Not Copyrighted Content, US Has No Case

The legal defense team of alleged KickassTorrents owner Artem Vaulin has asked the Illinois District Court to dismiss the entire case. The fundamental flaw of the case, according to the defense, is that torrent files themselves are not copyrighted content. In addition, any secondary copyright infringement claims would fail as…

KickassTorrents ‘Front Company’ Disappears From Web

According to the United States Government, KickassTorrents was operated through Cryptoneat, an alleged "front company" located in Ukraine. Now, however, Cryptoneat's web's presence is no more. In addition to the disappearance of its website, the company's main domain has just expired.

Alleged KickassTorrents Owner Denied Access to U.S. Counsel

This week the U.S. sent notice to Polish authorities indicating it wants to extradite Artem Vaulin, the alleged owner of KickassTorrents. Vaulin's defense team is reviewing the request but warns that the case is turning into an international due process problem, as he is still unable to meet his U.S.…

‘Nerd Judge’ Questions Evidence in KickassTorrents Case

The legal team of alleged KickassTorrents owner Artem Vaulin is trying to have the criminal case against him dismissed in the US. District Court Judge John Z. Lee has scheduled an oral hearing for next week to discuss the request, and he recently questioned whether the US Government's evidence is…

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