Paramount Sues Man for Piracy – But Can’t Find any Evidence
Paramount traces an eDonkey user to a specified IP Address but searches of the user's computers reveal no evidence of piracy. Man claims anyone could have used his unsecured wireless connection to use eDonkey.
Note: While this story highlights the potential perils of leaving a WiFi Router open for use by neighbours, leaving an Internet connected WiFi router open to public use may set up an affirmative defence to piracy allegations.
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- 'Stealing' Your Neighbor's Net (August 10, 2005)
- Florida Man Charged with Felony for Accessing Third-party WiFi (July 7, 2005)
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- RIAA Drops Open WiFi Case – Virgin v. Marson (August 1, 2006)
- RIAA Motion to Compel Hard Drive Inspection Denied – Neutral Inspector Appointed (March 17, 2006)
- Paramount Sues Man for Piracy – But Can't Find any Evidence (December 14, 2005)