Odex had "no right of civil action" against illegal downloaders because it was just a sub-licensee — not the copyright owner or exclusive licensee — for most of the anime titles sold here.
District Judge Earnest Lau — who on Thursday ordered Odex to pay legal costs of more than $7,000 — expressed unease over the hasty manner in which Odex tried to go after some 1,000 PacNet subscribers. In particular, he was unconvinced of the investigation method it used to uncover the IP addresses and pinpoint the alleged wrongdoers.
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And here's some latest anime for celebration of some idiot's wishfull thinking crashed! If you've not watched any anime online, you really don't know what you're missing! :)
Link to Naruto 178
Link to Bleach 137
One Piece #320
Link to One Piece 320
Oh... by the way, time to switch OUT of Singnet... :)