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Domino Dude, POWER Systems Guy
Indianapolis, IN
reply to HardwareGeek

Re: This is a Civil matter not Criminal

said by HardwareGeek:

In Civil matters isn't the burden of proof on the accused? So there for even if the study says the six strikes thing assumes we are guilty, in a civil matter that is always so.

Not true. Burden of proof is on the plaintiff, which would be MPAA et al. At least initially. The defense will eventually also need to provide proof, but its not accurate to say that the burden is entirely on the defendant.

In criminal cases burden is on the state.
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