EFF steps in to aid porn file-sharing defendants

EFF steps in to aid porn file-sharing defendants.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/11/fdtMAf.jpg[/newsimage]Sending monetary demand letters and threatening to pursue legal cases against people who may have illegally downloaded a mainstream movie because of information tied to an IP address is one thing. Using those same tactics when pornography is involved is quite another because of the stigmas and the potential shame involved.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been speaking out publicly against these practices since the first mass John Doe file-sharing lawsuits began earlier this year. Now, EFF representatives are actually standing before the judges presiding over these cases asking them to preserve defendant’s identities to relieve the pressure some might feel to pay the settlement fees in order to preserve their anonymity.

Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/eff-steps-in-to-aid-porn-file-sharing-defendants-37214/](http://www.myce.com/news/eff-steps-in-to-aid-porn-file-sharing-defendants-37214/)


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