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Copyright Trolling: AF Holdings Names Another Doe

Posted in I.P. Address Suits, Interesting Cases, Open Wi-Fi, Porn Industry, WiFi Negligence

It looks like the Copyright Trolls are trying to make good on their threats to start suing individuals who refuse to settle up. Earlier, Daniel G. Ruggiero named Robert Liberatore in a suit filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Now, Ruggiero has filed another suit, also in Pennsylvania, this time against Edward Huynh. The… Continue Reading

Open WiFi Is NOT Negligence

Posted in Motion Practice, WiFi Negligence

I wanted to post a quick note about the new case recently filed by┬áDaniel G. Ruggiero in Pennsylvania, as reported by DieTrollDie. [EDIT: Earlier I incorrectly identified the case] This case isn’t particularly noteworthy, except that the complaint includes a claim for negligence based on the subscriber having an unsecured WiFi network. The good news… Continue Reading

Motion to Quash; Motion to Sever; Motion to Dismiss: What’s the Difference?

Posted in I.P. Address Suits, Motion Practice

The good folks over at FightCopyrightTrolls and DieTrollDie do a great job, probably better than anyone, at keeping everyone informed about the state of mass bittorrent litigation, frequently called copyright troll suits. One of the hottest topics, always, is what to do when you get that letter or email from your ISP telling you that… Continue Reading