‘Hurt Locker’ Studio Sues 2,514 Over Copyright Infringement


Voltage Pictures, the movie studio that gained its fame by producing
the Academy Award-winning film “The Hurt Locker” and targeting 24,583 BitTorrent users in a piracy-related lawsuit last year, is on another copyright infringement crusade.

According to TorrentFreak, the studio has filed a new lawsuit in Florida against 2,514 unnamed defendants, all of whom are accused of illegally downloading “The Hurt Locker.”

The lawsuit lists the IP addresses of the 2,514 defendants, and
admits that Voltage Pictures does not know their identities. Voltage
Pictures is asking for a subpoena to obtain the true names and addresses
of the defendants, probably so it can threaten them with legal action
and force them to settle for around $3,000 apiece.

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