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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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.
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.
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 […]
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.