IP address alone not sufficient to identify infringing downloader

Posted On September 4, 2012
In Copyright in Cyberspace / Reply

A U.S. district court judge has ruled that an IP address, on its own, is not enough to determine a person’s identity as an infringing downloader of copyright material.

As Fenwick & West explain, this ruling throws a wrench in the copyright infringement claims brought by pornographic film producers in four related mass BitTorrent lawsuits.

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