THR, Esq.:  ” more than 20,000 individual movie torrent downloaders have been sued in the past few weeks in Washington D.C. federal court for copyright infringement.  A handful of cases have already settled, and those that haven’t are creating some havoc for major ISPs.  The lawsuits were filed by . . . the US Copyright Group, on behalf of an ad hoc coalition of independent film producers.  So far, five lawsuits have been filed against tens of thousands of alleged infringers . . . .”   See the complaint filed in one of the lawsuits.