MPAA caught uploading fake torrents

I have to say this is absolutely no surprise – there are a number of commercial organisations whose business model is based on exactly this activity; uploading duff content to networks and trapping the downloaders. If one is prepared to attempt to download ‘illegal’ content then this is a basic risk. What’s interesting is that, unlike the uploading of duff content to the P2P networks, it’s relatively easy to identify the source of these fake torrents and remove them from trackers. One up (at least so far) for the torrents…