Copyright Trolls So Sloppy They Sue The Same Guy Multiple Times

from the i'm-sure-tat's-effective dept

In yet another copyright trolling case, it appears that the trolls are so sloppy that they're suing over the same IP address for sharing the same file (the animated movie, Zambezia) in multiple cases. The story focuses on one guy, who has filed a motion to quash in response, noting that the sloppiness of filing three times raises significant questions about the trolling operation. Either they're incredibly sloppy and not very careful, or they're hoping that by repeating the same IP address in multiple lawsuits, at least one judge will let the subpoena go through, leading to the inevitable demand letter. Either way, it should raise some eyebrows from the court about why anyone would file against the same IP address for the same movie in three different cases.

Filed Under: copyright, copyright trolls, errors, lawsuits, sloppy


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    That Anonymous Coward (profile), 7 May 2013 @ 3:36am

    Re: Re:

    1 - Not the MPAA doing it.
    2 - Six Strikes holds account holders responsible for actions taken without their knowledge, why can't everyone?
    3 - This is sloppy filing at its finest, it is a cash grab by someone with no interest in actually trying a case, IMHO.

    Sadly for these trolls all 3 cases were assigned to the same Judge, who is likely to take a dim view of IPs being included in all 3 filings, and lets not mention repeated numbers in the same filings.

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