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Music Canada settles with isoHunt

Media | 07/25/2016 8:14 pm EDT

Music Canada has reached a settlement with isoHunt Web Technologies Inc. in a copyright infringement lawsuit, years after the isoHunt website shut down. The organization, which represents major record companies in Canada, said in a press release Monday that under the settlement, isoHunt and its founder, Gary Fung, are liable for a total of $65 million in damages. The settlement ends a lawsuit launched by 26 recording companies that began in 2010. The website stopped operating in 2013. Based out of Vancouver, it “was one of the largest unauthorized BitTorrent sites in the world, offering access to a vast array of music and films for instant download by millions of users,” Monday’s release said....