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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…

The Pirate Bay Helps to Expose Copyright Troll Honeypot

It's no secret that copyright trolls will go to extremes in their efforts to nail accused BitTorrent pirates. Prenda Law provides the latest shining example and in a new filing the firm stands accused of running a honeypot to lure in potential porn pirates. Following this revelation The Pirate Bay…

Comcast, Verizon and Co. Want to Stop Mass Piracy Lawsuits

Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Time Warner and Cox are hoping to protect their customers from the unfair practices of various copyright trolls. The ISPs are appealing a district court decision ordering them to reveal the identities of 1,058 subscribers accused of pirating movies, with the goal of ending these mass BitTorrent…

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