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Pirated Jurassic World found seeding from Universal's office in France

Universal Pictures found to be seeding pirated copies of Jurassic World
By: Michael Hatamoto | Hacking & Security News | Posted: Jul 25, 2015 3:35 am

Oops! It looks like a Universal Pictures studio in France may have been responsible for seeding a pirated version of Jurassic World from its office.

 

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Universal submitted a US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown notice to Google, asking it to block requests to hosted and linked copies of Jurassic World. One link was http://127.0.0.1:4001/#/fr, indicating it was a "localhost" machine. Movie studios typically use automated scanners to identify sources of their pirated content, and it would seem chaotic that the scanner identified a Universal machine.

 

It's not surprising that movie pirates have been all over Jurassic World, as it smashed box office records after its release on June 12. A Jurassic World sequel is planned for 2018, as the movie generated so much international box office revenue. In case you missed it, here is the TweakTown review of the film.

NEWS SOURCES:Theguardian.com, Blogs-images.forbes.com

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