The latter accused DepositFiles of engaging in and facilitating mass-copyright infringement and demanded a minimum of $5m in damages.
As one of the largest files-sharing sites on the Internet, DepositFiles is visited by millions of users per day.
After the Megaupload shutdown the cyberlocker appeared to be one of the top alternatives. Aside from attracting new users, the site also grabbed the attention of Hollywood with the MPAA describing it as one of prime targets that should be dealt with next.
This is exactly what adult magazine publisher Perfect 10 has tried to do over the past months.