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shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsThousands of Brazilian Internet subscribers are being accused of downloading pirated copies of films such as 'Hellboy' and 'Rambo: Last Blood' via BitTorrent. The suspected pirates are receiving settlement offers of 3,000 Real ($575) to make the problem go away. This practice, commonly known as copyright trolling, is not without controversy. In recent years, millions of BitTorrent users around the world have received settlement demands from copyright holders. These so-called “copyright trolling” efforts have been a common occurrence in count
shamu726 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsThe makers of the movie 'Hellboy' have failed to obtain a default judgment against the operator of the now-defunct torrent site MKVCage. A federal court in Hawaii ruled that US courts don't have jurisdiction over the foreign defendant, and have denied the request for $150,000 in piracy damages. The movie company is considering to appeal the ruling. Last year, the makers of the superhero film “Hellboy” (HB Productions) filed a lawsuit against torrent site MKVCage at a Hawaii federal court. The movie company accused the site and its operator o
Mach1 posted a topic in FileSharing NewsThe makers of the film Hellboy have suffered another setback in court after their second attempt to convince a judge that a $270,000 judgment against torrent site and uploader MKVCage failed. The filmmakers calculated the damages amount by multiplying the alleged infringements by the Blu-ray retail price, but this is not sufficient. Until last summer, uploads from MKVCage frequently appeared on popular torrent sites. In addition, the ‘group’ also operated its own website. This changed when the makers of the film ‘Hellboy’ took the allege