Infringement, Negligence Claims Against File Sharer's Roommate Dismissed

Infringement, Negligence Claims Against File Sharer's Roommate Dismissed

NEW YORK - A copyright holder's failure to identify the proper title of a movie allegedly infringed via an Internet file-sharing protocol defeats its copyright infringement claims, a New York federal judge ruled July 9, also disposing of an accompanying negligence claim as preempted by federal law (Liberty Media Holdings LLC v. Cary Tabora, et al., No. 1:12-cv-02234, S.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94751).

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