Hundreds targeted in Asia for illegally sharing Dallas Buyers Club

April 13, 2015 6:42 AM

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Hundreds targeted in Asia for illegally sharing Dallas Buyers Club

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Academy Award-winning movie Dallas Buyers Club is earning fame in Asia not for its cinematic wonder alone, but as a cautionary tale for thousands of people who could face legal action for illegally sharing the 2013 film.

The film's co-producer Voltage Pictures has obtained court orders in Singapore and Australia, forcing Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to reveal the names of hundreds of suspected offenders who downloaded and shared the film illegally.

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