Film Fridays- “Dallas Buyers Club” Cracking Down on Illegal Downloads

A cinema still from the movie Dallas Buyers Club starring Jared Leto (left) and Matthew McConaughey. -- PHOTO: SHAW

“Dallas Buyers Club”, the 2013 award-winning drama starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto during the beginning of the AIDS crisis, is back in the headlines again as the copyright owner is on a “rampage” to persecute illegal downloaders. The company that owns “Dallas Buyers Club” has obtained a court order in Singapore with three of its major Internet Service Provides to gain the personal information of people who downloaded the movie illegally. However, the article notes, suing these people will not be an easy task– it can be quite difficult to pinpoint the correct individual who violated the movie’s copyright and the legal battle is a costly one for the company. Despite these issues and potential consumer backlash, “Dallas Buyers Club” continues on its journey for justice.

Check out the full article here: Dallas Buyers Club case: Uphill task to sue users, say lawyers

 

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