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Video: Judge Savagely Beats His Daughter For Illegal Downloads

Downloading copyright material without the permission of rightsholders is often portrayed as a heinous crime and treated as such by many judges across the United States. But what is an appropriate punishment for this apparently increasingly wicked act? Multi-million dollar fines? Jail? For one sixteen year-old girl using file-sharing software…

Copyright Trolls Threaten to Call Neighbors of Accused Porn Pirates

It is no secret that copyright trolls tend to use rather threatening language as they try to convince defendants to pay settlement fees, but the recent actions of the Prenda law reincarnation "Anti-Piracy Law Group" have reached a new low. In a letter sent to people accused of pirating pornographic…

Sharing 7 Movies on BitTorrent = $1.5 Million Damages

Uploading just over a handful of movies to a BitTorrent site has turned into a financial disaster for a man from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. A federal judge entered a default judgment in favor of adult company Flava Works this week, awarding the company $1.5 million in damages. Anwar Ogiste, who…

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