There are early indications that the gaming industry is now going the way of the RIAA -- suing innocent people, using spurious identifications based on random IP addresses. Perhaps before they go down that path they ought to investigate how much good it has done the "Big 4" record companies, who are a lot less "big" than they were when they started it. -R.B.
Games firms 'catching' non-gamers
Games firms are accusing innocent people of file-sharing as they crack down on pirates, a Which? Computing investigation has claimed.
The magazine was contacted by Gill and Ken Murdoch, from Scotland, who had been accused of sharing the game Race07 by makers Atari.
The couple told Which they had never played a computer game in their lives.
The case was dropped, but Which estimates that hundreds of others are in a similar situation.
[Ed. note. Wasn't this inevitable when Kenneth Doroshow went from the RIAA to the ESA? -R.B.]
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