Newzbin created a format for Usenet, called .NZB, which
facilitated the downloading of copyrighted materials found amid the postings of
The Motion Picture Association filed suit in early 2009, and recently
court ruled against Newzbin and ordered the site to pay the MPA’s legal costs.
the Newzbin website has to close as a result of the legal action against
us," reads a note on the Newzbin home page."
(DMW previous coverage)