TITLE

ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE IN TORRENT COPYRIGHT CASES

AUTHOR(S)
Dunlap, Thomas M.; Kurtz, Nicholas A.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Digital Evidence & Electronic Signature Law Review;2011, Vol. 8, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the methods of obtaining electronic evidence of peer-to-peer (P2P) users and the use of information as evidence in copyright infringement cases in the U.S. federal courts. It explores the methods adopted in the investigation of users of P2P torrent-type technologies that infringe the copyright of plaintiffs. Also discussed are the process of obtaining court orders to subpoena the Internet Service Providers (ISP) and the identification and subpoena production process.
ACCESSION #
91514529

 

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