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MPAA says Popcorn Time shut down by court

Media | 11/04/2015 5:38 pm EST

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) said Tuesday that it has shut down the Canadian-based video-streaming site Popcorn Time through a court injunction. The MPAA said in a news release Tuesday that it has obtained an injunction through the Federal Court of Canada to shut down Popcorntime.io, which has claimed to be the "official" Popcorn Time site. The MPAA said this site saw 1.5 million unique visitors in July, citing data from ComScore Inc. The MPAA added it also got an injunction against New Zealand's YTS, which it said is a primary source of illegal movie...