Magistrate Judge Finds Good Cause To Permit Discovery In Ohio File-Sharing Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A copyright holder has sufficiently established good cause sufficient to serve subpoenas on the Internet service providers (ISPs) of 36 Doe defendants suspected of participating in illegal downloading of a movie via the BitTorrent file transfer protocol, an Ohio federal magistrate judge ruled May 8 (Elf-Man LLC v. Does 1-36, No. 2:13-cv-00308, S.D. Ohio; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66319).

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