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Submission + - Why Copyright Trolling in Canada Doesn't Pay (michaelgeist.ca)

An anonymous reader writes: In the aftermath of the Canadian file sharing decision involving Voltage Pictures that includes an order to disclose thousands of subscriber names, the big question is what comes next. Michael Geist examines the law and economics behind file sharing litigation in Canada and concludes that copyright trolling doesn't pay as the economics of suing thousands of Canadians for downloading a movie for personal purposes is likely to lead to hundreds of thousands in losses for rights holders.
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Why Copyright Trolling in Canada Doesn't Pay

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