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'kickme.to' not liable for infringement of Copyright

The companies ' Adobe ', ' Autodesk ', ' Macromedia ' and ' Microsoft ' failed before a court in the Swedish Landskrona to obtain a search warrant against the operator of ‘www.kickme.to’ (http://ns2.dynamicname.com/court/page1.html). ‘www.kickme.to is an anonymous redirect service, which refers from a Subdomain under ' kickme.to ' to any Web Server, and is not obvious to the User. Due to its anonymity, the service enjoys enormous popularity especially in the Warez Scene. The court rejected the request as there was no evidence of a copyright infringement.
[20.02.2002]