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Porn piracy wars get personal

It's not fun, but all things considered, John Steele is OK with being a villain.
In recent months, Steele's Chicago law firm has filed almost 100 federal lawsuits seeking to identify thousands of "John Does" who downloaded pornographic videos in violation of their producers' copyright. Federal court records indicate that none of Steele's cases — in fact, no case of this type ever — has ended with a verdict at trial.
Sometimes, the cases run into roadblocks from skeptical judges over jurisdiction or whether the defendants have been appropriately identified. Others end in settlements for a few thousand dollars from defendants who are relieved that they get to remain anonymous.

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fatstarr1966d ago

wtf is this lmfao

"if you are watching this chances are that you did pay for this"
lol

but yea, do they think they can kill off porn o.o seriously there's lots of amateurs that would just do their jobs for free.

i don't torrent but the world we live in is turning everything free. in an alternate universe thread what if people didn't pirate but instead just didn't buy any media because the economy was so bad they just bought life essentials? what would be said then?