The man known as Optix, the owner of Newsoo, was taken into custody by the DIPJ the 2016/03/22.
Newsoo was a French Usenet provider, the service was delivering 2 GB of pirated data per second.
Newsoo was an independant Usenet network, it was a French Autonomous system (AS203679).
Optix, owner and administrator of Newsoo, is 26 years old and was offering access to pirated content Newsgroup for a price from 8€ to 20€.
The website is now closed.
Newsoo had 5000 customers and the man was managing the Usenet network as a legal business.
During the arrest, 650 TB of data was blocked and 130 hard disk drivers was seized.