Shotgun lawsuits over illegal online downloads used to happen all the time courtesy of US record labels. But the mainstream content industry has abandoned the money-losing litigation strategy. Most attempts at mass-copyright enforcement today involve accusations about downloading porn movies. (See Prenda Law and Malibu Media.)
But there’s one small movie studio that still likes trying its hand at courtroom enforcement. Court records show that Voltage Pictures, which made the film Dallas Buyers Club, is happy to pursue lawsuits.
Voltage filed an initial case on Feb. 3, suing 31 users over illegal downloads.
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