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Judge nixes countersuit claiming 'troll' 'seeded' porn vids online to expose targets for copyright suits

Dan Churney Dec. 28, 2016, 11:26am

A Chicago federal judge has dismissed the counterclaim by a defendant in an adult movie copyright infringement case, who tried to escape the lawsuit against him by arguing pornographers had set him up to be sued by planting their skin flicks on an internet medium known for facilitating video piracy.

Malibu Media loses porn piracy case vs Doe after no downloaded materials found on Doe's computer

Dan Churney Feb. 12, 2016, 3:07pm

A Chicago federal magistrate judge laid low a lawsuit by Malibu Media - a litigious online skin flick distributor - which alleged an internet pirate infringed its copyright by downloading two dozen movies without permission, saying Malibu failed to present computer forensics evidence backing its claim.