Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317

On 7 April 2015, Justice Perram of the Federal Court of Australia delivered Dallas Buyers Club LLC v iiNet Limited [2015] FCA 317 (7 April 2015).

DISCOVERY – preliminary discovery application – whether prospective applicants entitled to obtain

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2015/317.html

IINET LIMITED, INTERNODE PTY LTD, AMNET BROADBAND PTY LTD, DODO SERVICES PTY LTD, ADAM INTERNET PTY LTD and WIDEBAND NETWORKS PTY LTD were ordered to divulge to the copyright owner of the movie Dallas Buyers Club (“the applicant”) the names and physical addresses of the customers associated with the 4,726 IP addresses on which the movie had been shared online.

The order was made on the following conditions: (1) that the information only be used for the purposes of recovering compensation for the infringement; and (2) that the applicants that they are to submit to the judge a draft of any letter they propose to send to account holders associated with the IP addresses which have been identified.

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