US judge orders piracy trial to test IP evidence

A landmark case in the US will test whether internet piracy claims made by copyright firms will stand up in court.Such cases rely on identifying the machines the IP address of machines from which content was illegally downloaded as evidence of wrongdoing.Experts have questioned whether the IP address is sufficient evidence because it identifies an internet connection rather than an individual.
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