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Aiplex Software Pvt.Ltd. is a company based in Vijayanagar, Bangalore, India contracted by the MPAA to deliver copyright notices to websites that they deem violate copyright laws, and distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) to such sites if they fail to remove the offending content. Both Aiplex Software and the MPAA were subjected to a DDoS attack themselves as a result of said contract. In addition to the Bangalore office, Aiplex also has an office in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium.
Aiplex has engaged in Distributed Denial of Service attacks against various websites that host torrents. In September 2011, Aiplex began sending requests to bloggers to remove the content and links of articles that reported on Aiplex's use of DDoS attacks, claiming that such media coverage was "defaming the company’s image & its prospects."
- "Contact Us." Aiplex Software. Retrieved on 18 September 2012. "No. 2943/E,1st floor, Opp Maruthi Mandir, Service Road, Vijayanagar, Bangalore - 560 040," and "12A. av du Derby, 1050 Brussels, Belgium."
- Brown, Mark (2011-01-27). "Pirate Parties call for Operation Payback ceasefire (Wired UK)". Wired.co.uk. Archived from the original on 1 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- "> All About Cinema... > Film firms hire Aiplex Software to check illegal download". Indiantelevision.com. 2010-09-10. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- "4chan DDoS Takes Down MPAA and Anti-Piracy Websites". TorrentFreak. Archived from the original on 14 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- Chacksfield, Marc (2010-09-08). "Movie industry 'launching cyber attacks' on pirate websites | News | TechRadar UK". Techradar.com. Retrieved 2011-02-03.
- "Anti-Piracy Outfit Tries to Erase History". TorrentFreak. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- Masnick, Mike (2011-10-14). "Confused Indian Anti-Piracy Group Asks Us To Remove Article It Doesn't Like From Some Other Blog". Techdirt.com.
- Official Aiplex homepage: http://www.aiplex.com/
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