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EFF White Paper Hopes To Educate Cops On The Difference Between An IP Address And A Person

Judges have pointed out to copyright trolls on multiple occasions that an IP address is not a person. Trolls still labor under this convenient misconception because they have little else in the way of "proof" of someone's alleged infringement. Unfortunately, law enforcement agencies also seem to feel an IP address is a person -- or at least a good indicator of where this person might be found.
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