A landmark ruling in one of the many mass-BitTorrent lawsuits in the US has suffered a severe blow to a thus far lucrative business. Among other things, New York Judge Gary Brown explains in great detail why an IP-address is not sufficient evidence to identify copyright infringers. According to the Judge this lack of specific evidence means that many alleged BitTorrent pirates have been wrongfully accused by copyright holders.

Judge: An IP-Address Doesn’t Identify a Person (or BitTorrent Pirate)

As a fair “reading at work” warning: The infringement case in question is about an adult film, but there’s nothing expressly inappropriate in there. Just don’t want to surprise anyone.

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And the congregation says RAmen

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