Friday December 16, 2011

‘For Dummies’ Publisher Sues BitTorrent Users

The next book in this series will no doubt be "Copyright Lawsuits for Dummies." What kind of person risks a lawsuit over the "for Dummies" books?

John Wiley and Sons, one of the world’s largest book publishers, is continuing its efforts to crack down on BitTorrent piracy. The company filed a new mass-lawsuit this month, targeting dozens of John Does who allegedly shared Wiley titles online. Talking to TorrentFreak, the publisher states that it’s not their intention to litigate against individuals, but to settle and educate instead.

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