Media Expert Witness & Online Piracy

Broadband providers and content owners opposed each other in the High Court, London, in a judicial review of the government’s attempts to control piracy online. BT and TalkTalk are challenging the legitimacy of parts of the Digital Economy Act.

Professor Stan Liebowitz from the University of Texas, who has published research about file-sharing, testified as a media expert witness. He provided evidence of piracy’s damage to the entertainment industry and opined on the internet service providers arguments regarding the potential harm of the new law.

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