Judge Rules That You Cannot Be Identified Based On IP Address

Posted May 3, 2012

Judge Gary Brown has ruled that an IP address cannot be used alone to connect illegal downloads to a specific person. IP addresses are generally known as being associated with a connection, but not a human being. This ruling was made in the context of mass torrent lawsuits being filed against thousands of IP addresses in court charging everyone associated with them. Below is a document of the ruling:

Judge Gary Brown IP Address Ruling