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Suing Illegal Downloaders

Foong Cheng Leong, Lawyer

13-Apr-15 15:00

Suing Illegal Downloaders

 The makers of Dallas Buyers Club, the award winning movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, have been aggressively going after online pirates in the United States, Australia and now, Singapore. What set their legal strategy apart from similar efforts in the past, what are the implications for privacy rights, and will internet service providers in Malaysia have to surrender subscribers’ information as well if they extend their litigation to our shores? Intellectual property and privacy rights lawyer Foong Cheng Leong explains.  

 


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