Post Tagged with: "file sharing"

Thousands of New File Sharing Lawsuits Launched in the U.S.

THR reports that more than 20,000 individuals have been sued for downloading movies via BitTorrent in recent weeks.  The suits may be part of a larger strategy that could see another 30,000 hit with lawsuits in the coming days.

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March 31, 2010 4 comments Must Reads

Manitoba Ethics Essay Competition Winner Tackles File Sharing

The annual Glassen Ethics Competition, which is open to high school students in Manitoba, focused on file sharing this year.  The winning entry argues society has benefited overall from file sharing.

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February 16, 2010 4 comments Must Reads

UK Piracy Letter Campaign ‘Nets Innocents’

The BBC reports that an anti-file sharing campaign in the UK has resulted in over 150 people wrongly receiving demands to settle illegal file sharing claims.

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January 27, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

isoHunt Files New Statement of Claim Against CRIA

isoHunt, the Canadian-based Torrent search engine, has filed a follow-up statement of claim against the Canadian Recording Industry Association as it seeks a declaration that it is operating legally in Canada. The filing is well worth reading as it explains BitTorrent technology and argues that isoHunt is a P2P search […]

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November 27, 2009 31 comments News

UK Law Firm Planning to File Thousands Of P2P Demand Letters

The BBC reports that a UK law firm plans to file at least 15,000 legal demand letters earlier next year against people suspect of file sharing.  The letters will threaten lawsuits but offer settlement terms of hundreds of pounds per person.

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November 27, 2009 2 comments Must Reads