Tuesday 15th March, 2011
9:30am to 10:30am
The U.S. Copyright Group has quietly targeted tens of thousands BitTorrent users for legal action in federal court in Washington DC. The defendants, all Does, are accused of having downloaded independent films such as "Far Cry," "Steam Experiment," and "The Hurt Locker" without authorization.
What is the U.S. Copyright Group? How are they suing so many people? What should you do if you're sued? If you're a movie fan, should you be worried? If you're the producer of an independent film, should you be suing your fans?
We're going to find out.
Staff Attorney, @EFF. Fan of music, politics, technology, and protecting your civil liberties. Tweets are my own. bio from Twitter
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11am Metadata: The Backbone Of Digital Music Commerce by Bill Wilson
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