Comcast, AT&T Win Fees From 'Porn Troll' Prenda

Law360, New York (December 04, 2013, 2:30 PM ET) -- An Illinois federal judge last week became the latest to attack now-defunct so-called porn troll Prenda Law for its notorious campaign of porn-linked copyright litigation, hitting the company with massive new fines for dragging Comcast and AT&T into court on “baseless” claims.

U.S. District Judge G. Patrick Murphy ordered Prenda's three principal operators on Nov. 27 to pay the two Internet service providers more than $188,000 in legal fees and costs, as well as pay $72,000 to an individual defendant. He said the ISPs were knowingly...
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