pirate_flag.jpgIPNews® – Copyright enforcement agencies are directly monitoring BitTorrent file-sharing traffic on a massive scale, scanning for potentially infringing activities, a group of researchers said Tuesday.

The group claims their study provides the first definitive evidence of such direct monitoring, which is focused primarily on the most popular music and movies. The IP addresses of illegal downloaders are logged within hours of their infringing activity, the group’s paper said. To continue reading, click: BitTorrent Users Being Monitored En Masse For Copyright Infringement