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Court Kicks Out Copyright Troll Who Has “No Desire To Litigate”

In yet another mass lawsuit against alleged file-sharers, a California court has said that while it's sympathetic towards the plight of the copyright holder, it will not assist it to identify BitTorrent users. It's a shame that technology that enables infringement has outpaced technology that prevents it, the judge wrote, but added that his court won't work with copyright holders who pursue settlement programs with no intention to litigate.
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US Case Against Hundreds of BitTorrent File-Sharers Dismissed

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (4 years ago)

Another blow has been delivered to the mass BitTorrent lawsuits that were introduced in the United States last year. The German-based copyright profiteers DigiProtect sued hundreds of alleged BitTorrent users a month ago, but now mo... Read Post

Judge: IP-Address Is Not a Person and Can’t Identify a BitTorrent Pirate

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (9 months ago)

An important ruling in Florida has made it more difficult for copyright holders to extract cash settlements from alleged BitTorrent pirates. District Court Judge Ursula Ungaro dismissed a lawsuit filed by Malibu Media, arguing that ... Read Post

Evidence Against BitTorrent Users Slammed In Court

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (3 years ago)

The U.S. Copyright Group has sued more than 100,000 alleged BitTorrent users since last year. But, a recent filing in a U.S. class action lawsuit filed against the group shows that these cases may be built on shoddy evidence. It cit... Read Post


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