Perfect 10 Hits Tumblr With IP Suit Over Racy Pics

Law360, New York (May 7, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Adult website operator Perfect 10 Inc. slapped microblogging site Tumblr Inc. with a copyright lawsuit in New York on Friday, accusing Tumblr of failing to remove racy Perfect 10 photos from its site and turning a blind eye to pervasive infringement.

In late 2011, Perfect 10 sent six Digital Millennium Copyright Act notices to Tumblr asking that copyrighted photographs on the Tumblr site be taken down, but Tumblr removed, at most, a “handful” of more than 200 infringing images Perfect 10 had identified, the complaint said....
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Case Information

Case Title

Perfect 10, Inc. v. Tumblr, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

May 3, 2012

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