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University Student (a/k/a John Doe No. 26) Challenges IP Address Discovery in Illegal Download/Adult Film Copyright Infringement Case

In December, Third Degree Films, an adult film company, filed a California copyright infringement action against Does 1 through 2010. In the complaint, Third Degree accuses each Doe of impermissibly reproducing and distributing at least a substantial portion of Third Degree's copyrighted adult...

New Legislation and Consumer Education May Help Stem Digital Piracy

As the entertainment and software industries struggle with the widespread problem of digital piracy, the U.S. government is wrestling with ways it can address the epidemic without infringing on free speech. Recent attempts to address the problem-including the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the...