Torrent Wars: Copyright trolls, legitimate IP rights, and the need for new rules vetting evidence and to amend the Copyright Act by Jeffrey J. Antonelli, published by the
Illinois State Bar Association's Intellectual Property section, October
BitTorrent Copyright Trolling: A Pragmatic Proposal for a Systemic Problem
from University of Birmingham, UK. The article discusses "whether the
information gathered by monitoring agencies is accurate and conclusive
(what information is really collected?) [and] investigates how users can
defend themselves against monitoring."
Why Its Getting Harder to Sue Illegal Movie Downloaders
Forbes - October 2012
Forbes interviews perhaps the most prolific "copyright troll" lawyer John Steele
In the past few years, tens of thousands have been accused of illegally downloading racy or pornographic movies online, a privacy group tells CBS13. Many of those people didn’t do it but are being shamed into paying up anyway, the group tells CBS13.
Federal judge says geolocation systems used to identify the building assigned an IP address are so imprecise there's a 20 percent to 50 percent chance the accused doesn't even live in jurisdiction their accusers claim they occupy
So-called 'copyright trolls' are pulling internet data on movie downloads to sue for thousands in damages.
Call attorney Jeffrey Antonelli for a free initial consultation at 312-201-8310 or email him at Jeffrey@Antonelli-Law.com. This is a swiftly changing area of law and we continually follow the latest developments. Comparing lawyers? We're no johnny-come-lately to tech law. Our last complex trial involved computer firewalls, sophisticated commercial networks, and a Microsoft certified expert.
Many people are receiving notices from their ISP (Internet Service Provider) informing them a subpoena was received demanding their name and address. If you do nothing, the ISP will release your name and address to the plaintiff's attorneys on the date indicated in the notice. People are also receiving Summons in the mail requesting waiver of service of process. Call us for a free initial consultation if you receive either of these.
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