Judge Understands BitTorrent, Kills Mass Piracy LawsuitsTorrentFreak
Jan. 30, 2014
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In the U.S. roughly half a million people have been sued for sharing copyrighted files in recent years, but filing of mass-lawsuits is not getting easier. A federal judge in Iowa has just issued a key order which makes mass-BitTorrent piracy lawsuits virtually impossible. The judge ruled that copyright holders canít join multiple defendants in one suit, since there is no proof that they shared files with each other.