XS Network has been ordered to pay the damages caused to Dutch anti-piracy group, BREIN. According to the report XS Networks knew that they are hosting torrent site, SumoTorrent but refused to shut the website down without court order. Although XS Network has handed over the information without court order, it wasn’t fast enough which was by then SumoTorrent has already moved to a web hosting provider in Ukraine. Tim Kulk, the president of BREIN said that if the website is considered illegal, the web hosting provider should be responsible for putting it offline. If the hosting provider does not act promptly, they will be liable for the damages the website has caused.

 

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