The United States district court for the southern district of Florida has issued a decision involving internet service provider’s immunity under the DMCA, or digital millennium copyright act. The law suit is based upon five major motion picture studios suing the website known as "hot file". Hot file provides on-line file storage, in the plaints’ claim that hot file restoring and sharing works that infringe the copyright of the plaints’. Plaints’ theory is that hot file should be liable for copyright infringement because it contributes to, encourages, or benefits from the copyright infringement by making available storage for and links to the allegedly infringing works for its users.
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