Friday, December 17, 2010

EFF: Judge Blocks Copyright Trolls in Porn-Downloading Lawsuits

Press release from Electronic Frontier Foundation:

Judge Blocks Copyright Trolls in Porn-Downloading Lawsuits

Orders Film Companies to Stop Abusing the Law When Suing Accused File-Sharers

San Francisco - In a big victory in the fight against copyright trolls, a judge in West Virginia has blocked an attempt to unmask accused file sharers in seven predatory lawsuits involving the alleged illegal downloading of pornography. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), working with Charles J. Kaiser of Phillips, Gardill, Kaiser & Altmeyer, PLLC, filed an amicus brief in the case, arguing that the film companies were abusing the law in an attempt to pressure settlements.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Ray,

you might want to use the "permalink" instead

to make sure your blogpost still points to the article at hand even in a year or so ;-)