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Piracy lawsuit launched over Cell sharing

Media | 09/28/2016 9:45 pm EDT

An American film production company is looking to identify 12 Canadians it says infringed its copyright by file-sharing its content. In a statement of claim filed with the federal court on Tuesday, Cell Film Holdings LLC said it intended to file a motion to identify the currently anonymous defendants that it said shared copies of the film Cell, an adaptation of a Stephen King novel that was released this summer on video-on-demand (VOD) and to negative reviews. The claim identifies 12 IP addresses associated with the infringement and asks for future allowance to add more defendants as they...