Need an example to understand what happens when you ignore a court order? In 2008, Mavis Roy ignored a lawsuit because she "thought it was a scam." Luckily, Roy later received help from the professors and students at the Franklin Pierce Law Center of the University of New Hampshire, and her case was eventually dismissed (with prejudice).
3. This is a civil case--not a criminal one. This means that the group suing you has only to prove that it's "more likely than not" that you downloaded the files, and the jury does not have to be unanimous in its decision.
- EFF Guide to Intellectual Property
- EFF Subpoena Defense Resources
- Recording Industry vs. The People Blog by Ray Beckerman
- New Media Rights
- Chilling Effects