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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Today People Are Sued for Piracy 6 Times Less Often

Today People Are Sued for Piracy 6 Times Less Often

Today People Are Sued for Piracy 6 Times Less Often

Added: Monday, January 18th, 2016
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Ridiculous Criminal Trials
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, www.extratorrent.cc, 2016
On the one hand, the statistics registered another increase in the number of copyright troll cases in the US: for example, so-called John Doe litigation was more than half of all copyright cases last year. On the other hand, there has also been an 84% drop in the number of people being targeted in the last 5 years. The matter is that some copyright owners have decided to let piracy continue and monetize it though the so-called John Doe lawsuits. This means filing copyright cases targeting individuals alleged of unlawful sharing of content on the Internet, demanding a cash settlement.

According to statistics, the lawsuits against file-sharers were almost non-existent 5 years ago but then gradually grew to dominate all copyright cases filed in the country, and in 2016 the record set by the RIAA a decade ago is at risk of being trumped. For example, last year such kind of litigation made up about 58% of all copyright cases filed in the US, with just a few plaintiffs driving the majority of the action. In particular, Malibu Media was the most significant individual copyright plaintiff in the US, accounting for about 40% of all lawsuits filed in the country in 2014 and 2015. This share is already impressive, but the company’s lawyer is involved in an even greater number of cases, as he represents other plaintiffs on the top 5 list. This makes sense, as the consolidation of legal resources suggests a more cost-effective approach to the volume trolling process.

Within the last 5 years, the number of John Doe lawsuits grew from 77 in 2010 to 2930 in 2015, but this increase has not resulted in an exponential growth in file-sharers being targeted: instead their number dropped from 43,124 to only 6,700. This might be due to increasing intolerance by courts towards single cases targeting huge numbers of anonymous file-sharers. The industry experts believe that the era of mass joinder is almost completely over, though it became clear that copyright trolling is all about monetization of online piracy. Considering that the filing fee for opening civil action in US district courts is $400, the copyright owners have paid at least $936,800 in filing fees over 2015. Apparently, despite having to file thousands more cases, the business model is still proving profitable for the copyright holders.

Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.



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Date:  Monday, January 18th, 2016



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