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More than 100,000 People Have Been Sued for Sharing Movies in Past Year

Feb 03, 2011, 16:35 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eriq Gardner)

"Suing file-sharers has gone viral.

"Since we first broke the news about a new Washington D.C. enterprise using an innovative legal tactic to pursue movie torrent downloaders, U.S. courts have seen an explosion of activity on the file-sharing front.

"In fact, according to data collected by TorrentFreak, more than 100,000 P2P users have been targeted in lawsuits in the past year alone. What started out as a handful of small film producers suing has grown to include indie studios like Voltage and Nu Image to a wide swath of the adult entertainment industry."

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