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“Internet Advice” and ignoring a case does not help. $150,000.00 maximum award issued against BitTorrent defendant who failed to appear in CP Productions v. Glover. (Final Judgment here: 1:12-cv-00808; Doc. 26)
Obama administration backs $222,000 internet-copyright damages award. U.S. Supreme Court lets award stand. Cert. Denied, Mar. 18, 2013. Thomas-Rasset v. Capitol Records, 12-715 (You can read the Justice Dept. brief here.)
Seven clips of movies shared on BitTorrent results in $1,500,000.00 judgment against infringer. In Flava Works v. Ogiste, 12-cv-05084 (N.D. Ill.) the judge considered that a single file on BitTorrent can be shared with hundreds and even thousands of people awarding Flava Works over $200,000 per title.
(Copy of Order Here)
The Copyright Alert System is live. AT&T, Cablevision, Time Warner, Verizon and Comcast have adopted a new program to help stem the tide of illegal downloads. More information may be found at the official site.
Jonathan van Heel, established trademark attorney, has joined Crowell Law.