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Federal Court says disclosure motions need ‘best available evidence’

Media | 02/22/2019 6:13 pm EST

Key evidence relied upon by movie studios in a substantial chunk of copyright infringement cases that have yielded vast sums of money from settlements has been ruled insufficient by a Federal Court judge who reversed a disclosure order on Thursday. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. challenged the disclosure orders brought by three movie studios against 13 internet service providers in November 2017. The Chatham-based ISP said the studios provided evidence to the court that was made up of unsworn...