Disney wants Reddit and Google to reveal who leaked Marvel script

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Disney has asked a tribunal to unit Reddit and Google to place who leaked a transcript for the latest Marvel movie weeks earlier release.

Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania premiered past month, but not earlier dozens of pages of dialog were posted online and revealed cardinal communicative details.

The 63-page transcript was shared arsenic a Google Docs record connected a Reddit assemblage leafage dedicated to sharing and discussing leaks and rumours astir Marvel films earlier they deed cinemas.

Marvel, which is owned by Disney, is notoriously secretive astir its projects.

In a bid to find retired who was down the leak, Disney has asked a California tribunal to contented a subpoena compelling Google and Reddit to stock immoderate "identifying information" they person astir the relationship responsible.

The tribunal filings person been made by a Disney subsidiary called MVL Film Finance, which says the transcript was posted "on oregon about" 20 January.

Quantumania, the 3rd Ant-Man movie starring Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly, released connected 17 February.

The transcript was posted connected the MarvelStudiosSpoilers subreddit by an relationship called MSSmods, which is shared among the community's moderators.

It featured a translation of the film's Portuguese subtitles, Variety reports, though not successful chronological order.

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The subreddit has hundreds of thousands of users, but has gone backstage and caller members indispensable beryllium approved.

The Google Docs record and Reddit station had some been taken down earlier either level could instrumentality action.

Reddit has not said whether it intends to comply with Disney's request.

"Reddit is committed to protecting our users' privacy," said a statement.

"We person rigorous processes successful spot to measure ineligible requests and entity wherever appropriate."

Sky News has contacted Google for comment.

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