Anonymous Internet Users Beware: New Presumption in Favor of Unmasking the Losing Anonymous Defendant

Socially Aware Blog

09 Jan 2018

Questions regarding copyrighted material circulating in digital space continue to present new and challenging legal questions. Recently, whether or not online bloggers have a right to anonymity is one such issue. In this article, Morrison & Foerster attorneys explore a recent decision from the Sixth Circuit on a copyright infringement case that may protect bloggers from being “unmasked” in the discovery phase. However, these same protections may not apply if the defendant is found liable for copyright infringement

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