The first 5,000 Hurt Locker lawsuits were filed two weeks ago, and now the IP addresses of those charged with illegally downloading the film have started trickling out. The first batch—about 700 IPs—are listed here:
Volt-Pict-2573095-3—3943 Click to viewAs TorrentFreak points out, TimeWarner is conspicuously absent, having declined to cooperate with the time-consuming process of digging up the addresses. Also of note is that the majority of IPs were tracked over a two week period spanning the end of April and the beginning of May.
The next step depends on the DC District Court, which will decide whether ISPs will have to turn over the personal information of the alleged downloaders. If so, the accused will likely be offered a $2500 settlement. [TorrentFreak]