ACS:Law facing costs over file-sharing cases

This is a story I have been following for some time and when I first heard of the letters that computer and internet users where getting in the mail so accuse them of illegal file sharing, I thought that the amount of letters being sent out was speculative.

It looks as if many of those accused may be able to recover costs.

“File-sharing lawyers ACS Law are facing a massive costs bill after a judge labelled the firm’s conduct as “chaotic and lamentable”.

The Patents County Court today handed down a judgement on whether 27 people accused of illegal file-sharing by the law firm could recover their legal costs. ACS Law and its client – pornography distributor Media CAT – dropped the cases before a crucial court hearing, prompting the defendants to apply for wasted legal costs.”

Read more: Judge: ACS Law’s conduct was “chaotic and lamentable” | News | PC Pro

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