Court Dumps Prenda's Subpoena

from the quashed dept

You may recall that Prenda had (not surprisingly) gone crazy overboard with subpoenas in its attempt to intimidate some anti-copyright troll bloggers and their commenters. The EFF stepped in and asked a court to quash the subpoena, which the court has now done, in large part because Prenda never even bothered to respond.
As of this date, no responsive memorandum has been filed. LRCiv 7.2(i) provides in part “if the opposing party does not serve and file the required answering memorandum, ...such noncompliance may be deemed a consent to the denial or granting of the motion and the Court may dispose of the motion summarily.” Pursuant to this rule, the Court deems Plaintiff's failure to serve and file the required answering memorandum a consent to the granting of Defendant-Movant's Motion to Quash the Subpoena to Wild West Domains Seeking Identity Information.
I guess Prenda's a bit busy. Or someone there realized this subpoena had zero chance of actually going forward. Either way, the subpoena is dead.

Filed Under: die troll die, prenda, subpoena
Companies: prenda, prenda law

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    That Anonymous Coward (profile), 17 May 2013 @ 7:03pm

    Hold your breath kids, its going to be raining shoes soon enough...

    filing documents by misleading court workers comes to mind.
    And money is due soon...
    And everyones favorite RIAA shill is hopefully getting bench slapped by the appeals court after picking Prenda over the law...

    So one has to wonder if Prenda et al, still think trying to silence the critics was a good plan. It seems to have backfired on them, gotten more people looking at what they were doing, and much more coverage of their dockets... there is a name for that... what is that effect again? :D

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