[Thanks to boingboing for posting about this.]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation reports:
Over 40,000 Does Dismissed In Copyright Troll CasesComplete article
News Update by Eva Galperin
These have been some eventful weeks in the world of copyright trolling. Thousands of unnamed “John Does” in P2P file sharing lawsuits filed in California, Washington DC, Texas, and West Virginia have been severed, effectively dismissing over 40,000 defendants. The plaintiffs in these cases must now re-file against almost all of the Does individually rather than suing them en masse.
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