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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    Anonymous Coward, 17 May 2013 @ 4:55am

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    No, I'm saying that if the only reason it was quashed is because of the failure to respond, then it's strange to say that it was "in large part because" of that since that implies that there is some other part that is also the reason for it being quashed. There is no other reason it was quashed. The merits were totally irrelevant. It was quashed because, and only because, the failure to respond.

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