New legal scam: copyright porn extortion

p2pnet view P2P:- “Something is up in the porn world”, says the Hollywood Reporter , “and we’re not talking about you-know-what.” But the ’something’ is associated with an obscenty — namely, the RIAA whose legal Sue ‘Em All ’settlement’ extortion scam has spread around the globe, inspiring unscrupulous lawyers everywhere. It’s a new way for them to exploit phony copyright infringement claims. “Blackmail tactics first popularised by Vivendi Universal, EMI, Warner Music and Sony Music’s RIAA are creating a cottage industry for unscrupulous lawyers and the people who hire them”, said p2pnet , adding: “The RIAA is a past master at firing off subpoenas and following them up with threatening ‘pay up or else’ letters.” In this latest travesty, “It seems one adult entertainment studio after another is filing complaints against John Doe defendants”, says the Hollywood Reporter , going on three of the more recent lawsuits were filed on behalf Hard Drive Prods, Lightspeed Media and Millenium TGA.

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Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 Net News

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