Tag Archives: file sharing

Granny successfully fights porn download charge

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In July, I wrote about the case of a 70-year-old woman who was fighting back against one of the thousands of lawsuits filed against John and Jane Doe defendants who allegedly downloaded copyrighted material from BitTorrent. While many people cave … Continue reading

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Copyright lawsuits are here to stay: news to avoid being sued

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Last week’s news about copyright troll Righthaven was good for those who care both about freedom from unreasonable litigation and the right of creative people to protect their work – but lest we forget that there are still plenty of … Continue reading

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Trade Associations Issue Six-Strikes Tips for Members

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A number of industry trade associations have issued warnings to their members since major U.S. ISP’s entered into an agreement with copyright holders earlier this month on the so-called “six strikes” rule.  The National Federation of Independent Businesses became the latest, publishing … Continue reading

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Copyright Troll Sues 23,000 over Stallone Film

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I was shocked late last week to hear that my neighbor was one of 23,000 people targeted in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the copyright trolls at the U.S. Copyright Group (USCG). I wasn’t shocked that the “bounty hunters” … Continue reading

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