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steven36 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsTwo Danish ISPs have won their long-running battle to prevent the identities of alleged pirates being handed over to copyright trolls. With the trolls' activities being described as "mafia-like", ISPs Telenor and Telia argued that IP address logs should only be used in serious criminal cases. In a ruling handed down Monday, one of Denmark's highest courts agreed, stopping the copyright trolls in their tracks. With waves of piracy settlement letters being sent out across the world, the last line of defense for many accused Internet users has been their ISPs.
steven36 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsOne of the most active piracy litigants in the US is facing setback in the Minnesota District Court. Several subpoena requests from Strike 3 Holdings were denied, with magistrate judges ruling that the privacy of alleged BitTorrent pirates trumps the rights of the adult filmmakers Since the turn of the last decade, numerous people have been sued for illegal file-sharing in US courts. These cases are generally filed by a small group of rightsholders and this year “Strike 3 Holdings” has proven itself to be one of the most active litigants. The co