Oh come on! 1337? Really? Do they seriously want us to believe that suing 1337 people wasn't intentional? Heh, guess it is kinda funny though, even more so if that number was truly unintentional.
Piracy worries and BitTorrent lawsuits have made their way into the generally very liberal anime industry. Last week, the producers of the new anime series Fractale told distributor Funimation to stop the online broadcast of the their show in the United States over piracy concerns, and a few days later Funimation announced a lawsuit against 1337 alleged BitTorrent downloaders.