European Court: roommates can't blame each other for illegal downloads

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Prosecuted illegal downloaders can’t just blame a family member or roommate of the illegal download to stay out of court, according to a ruling of the European Court of Justice today.

So now in Europe you are guilty until YOU prove your innocence?

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My thoughts exactly. If you shift the burden of proof from the prosecutor/plaintiff to the defendant, the defendant will almost always loose, even if said defendant didn’t actually violate the law.

When it comes to maintaining an unjust system, I guess justice becomes irrelevant.