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Judge: IP-Address Doesn’t Locate or Identify a BitTorrent Pirate

By | May 9, 2019

Since the start of this decade, hundreds of thousands of alleged BitTorrent pirates have been sued by so-called ‘copyright trolls’ in the United States. The select group of rightsholders that file these cases generally rely on an IP address as evidence. They then ask the courts to grant a subpoena, ordering Internet providers to hand… Read More »

Retired Police Officer Fires Back at ‘Copyright Troll’

By | April 11, 2019

As mentioned a few days ago, every year thousands of people are sued in the United States for online file-sharing, mostly through BitTorrent. The bulk of these cases are filed by two adult content producers, which are often referred to as “copyright trolls” or “porno trolls,” specifying the nature of their works. These companies target… Read More »

US Online Piracy Lawsuits Hit a Record High Last Year

By | April 9, 2019

Since the turn of the last decade, numerous people have been accused in US courts of illegal file-sharing. Initially, these lawsuits targeted hundreds or thousands of BitTorrent users per case, but this practice has since been rooted out. Now, most file-sharing cases target a single person, up to a dozen or two at most. This… Read More »

US On-line Piracy Lawsuits Break File Numbers

By | July 5, 2018

While the foremost leisure conglomerates are primarily specializing in streaming piracy, the US courts are nonetheless overloaded with BitTorrent associated lawsuits. In Europe, there’s a honest quantity of pushback towards these so-called copyright trolling efforts, even from Web providers. In the USA, nevertheless, they barely make the information anymore but the variety of lawsuits is… Read More »

US On-line Piracy Lawsuits Skyrocket Within the New Year

By | February 11, 2018

Since the flip of the final decade, quite a few folks have been sued for unlawful file-sharing in US courts. Initially, these lawsuits focused a complete lot or 1000’s of BitTorrent customers per case, however this apply has been rooted out since. Now, most file-sharing instances goal a single individual, as a lot as a… Read More »