23,000 IP addresses

Roland Perry lists at internetpolicyagency.com
Tue May 10 09:08:41 CDT 2011


In article <BANLkTimA-ZpM3bKXoDtxMgXySJ_FKYS+0w at mail.gmail.com>, chip 
<chip.gwyn at gmail.com> writes

>Interesting, especially after this:
>
>http://torrentfreak.com/ip-address-not-a-person-bittorrent-case-judge-says-110503/

It depends whether you are suing the subscriber or the downloader (maybe 
both can be liable in some cases). Also whether the subscriber was 
running an open Wifi (normally not recommended), which is a matter of 
evidential fact to be explored in each particular case.

>On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 9:07 AM, Marshall Eubanks <tme at multicasttech.com> wrote:
>> A Federal Judge has decided to let the "U.S. Copyright Group" subpoena ISPs over 23,000 alleged downloads of some
>> Sylvester Stallone movie I have never heard of; subpoenas are expected to go out this week.
>>
>> I thought that there might be some interest in the list of these addresses :
>>
>> http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/threatlevel/2011/05/expendibleipaddresses.pdf
>>
>> If you have IP addresses on this list, expect to receive papers shortly.
>>
>> Here is more of the backstory :
>>
>> http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/05/biggest-bittorrent-case/
>>
>> This is turning into quite a legal racket (get order $ 3000 for sending a threatening letter); I expect to see a lot
>> more of this until some sense returns to the legal system.

Attempts a bit like this have come unstuck in the UK. Search for 
"Davenport Lyons" and "ACS Law"
-- 
Roland Perry




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