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    Smile Copyright troll Prenda loses

    Thought the following was worth a chuckle,

    Copyright troll Prenda loses SF case, must show “Salt Marsh” signature

    Judge blows off spoliation argument, invites motion for attorney's fees.

    Prenda Law is an organization that has sued thousands for allegedly downloading porn from BitTorrent over the past few years. But since one of their cases fell apart and a federal judge began asking tough questions, the organization has been in collapse. Instead of prosecuting their copyright cases, Prenda lawyers are dismissing the cases and have been reduced to comparing EFF to terrorists and pleading the Fifth when asked about their own litigation tactics...


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    Good news continues,

    Prenda hammered: Judge sends porn-trolling lawyers to criminal investigators

    Lawyers who obfuscated for years face disbarment and a $82,000 fine.

    US District Judge Otis Wright has no love for the lawyers who set up the copyright-trolling operation that came to be known as Prenda Law. But Wright at least acknowledges their smarts in his long-awaited order, released today. Wright's order is a scathing 11 page document, suggesting Prenda masterminds John Steele and Paul Hansmeier should be handed over for criminal investigation. In the first page, though, the judge expresses near admiration for the sheer dark intelligence of their scheme—it's so complete, so mathematical in its perfection.

    "Plaintiffs have outmaneuvered the legal system," Wright begins. He goes on...


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    Perhaps the above will dissuade others from clogging up the court system over frivolous reasons.
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