Voltage Pictures is starting to take authorised movement opposite 24,583 BitTorrent users for illegally downloading executive Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-winning movie The Hurt Locker. Law organisation Dunlap, Grubb as great as Weaver have been enlisted. It would be a largest BitTorrent box in story violence out a 23,000 record sharers targeted by The Expendables legal case from dual weeks prior.
In a standing surprise performed by TorrentFreak, Voltage Pictures lawyers give a U.S. District Court of Columbia an general outlook of a large list of purported BitTorrent downloaders they filed complaints against. This surprise reveals that most defendants have been subscribers of Comcast (10,532), followed by Verizon (5,239), Charter (2,699) as great as Time Warner (1,750).
The case’s prosecutors have assumingly struck deals with a series of a ISPs listed above; Charter is earnest to demeanour up 150 IPS-addresses a month, whilst Verizon has concluded to a list of 100. There is reportedly no important agreement with Comcast.
The award-winning movie warranted a medium $17 million during a box office. As TorrentFreak points out, if even half of a case’s defendants reached a $2,000 settlement, a prosectors could theoretically get $20 million in damages.