Thursday January 18, 2018

Judge Shuts Down Another Mass Copyright Case, Characterizes Lawsuits as “Massive Collection Scheme”
  Posted by: Digg on Sep 11th, 2011 4:18 AM
This case, like many we’ve seen around the country, involved a pornographic work. Plaintiff sued more than 5,000 individuals anonymously based only on their ISP addresses, for allegedly exchanging an infringing file over a BitTorrent network. The copyright owner claimed that participation in BitTorrent “swarm” was a form of conspiracy, meaning it could sue everyone at once in California.

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