The RIAA, IP addresses, and evidence

8/3/2006 12:37:46 PM, by Ken Fisher

In the last few days a collection of opinion articles have circulated on the ‘Net, their message summed up as follows: an IP address isn’t enough “evidence” to sue someone for downloading copyrighted material,” for example. This overemphasizes recent happenings in court and also gives a false impression of what’s really going on. Time for a quick trip to the fact-checking department. More (offsite link)…

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