Are You One Of 4,000 Aussies Who Illegally Downloaded 'Dallas Buyers Club?'
Illegal downloaders, beware!
If you downloaded 'Dallas Buyers Club', you might want to keep an eye on your letterbox.
You could be getting sued for copyright infringement - and we're not even joking.
iiNet and a bunch of other Australian Internet Subscribers like Dodo, Amnet Broadband, Internode and Adam Internet) just lost their legal battle with Dallas Buyers Club LLC, who, according to a report on Pedestrian, alleged that over 4,000 Australians infringed on their copyright by illegally downloading the flick of the same name.
At 2:15pm today, it was determined by the Federal Court's Justice Nye Perram that these provides will have to hand over the names and addresses of ALL Aussie customers who downloaded the movie. In fact, 4,726 IP addresses were found to have downloaded the film.
Dallas Buyers Club LLC will have to submit all letters to the judge for approval before sending them to each recipient. Thankfully, the judge has ordered that the privacy of individuals should be protected.
At present, there has been NO monetary limit set by the judge for these out-of-court fines.