Legal issues arising from the RIAA's lawsuits of intimidation brought against ordinary working people, and other important internet law issues. Provided by Ray Beckerman, P.C.
Friday, December 21, 2012
EFF: "Tough Times for Trolls and their "Copyright Negligence" Scheme"
Interesting article by Mitch Stoltz of Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Tough Times for Trolls and their "Copyright Negligence" Scheme
at least five smackdowns by federal judges, copyright trolls are still
accusing Internet subscribers of "negligently" allowing someone else to
download porn films without paying. Last week, subpoena defense attorney
Morgan Pietz fought back by asking
the Northern California federal courts to put all of the open
"negligence" cases filed by a prolific troll firm in front of a single
judge - a judge who already ruled that the "negligence" theory is bogus.