DC judge backs mass P2P anti-piracy litigation.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/03/w2fJn6.jpg[/newsimage]Recently, federal judges in both Texas and Illinois have dismissed mass peer-to-peer file sharing lawsuits, in which hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of people across the United States are brought together in one case and accused of downloading the same film. Prosecuting attorneys and film studios were advised that the cases would need to be filed with the district courts in which the defendants reside, as downloading a file using the same application is not a strong enough relationship to establish jurisdiction. But a Washington DC District Court Judge disagrees.
Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/dc-judge-backs-mass-p2p-anti-piracy-litigation-41989/](http://www.myce.com/news/dc-judge-backs-mass-p2p-anti-piracy-litigation-41989/)
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