Porn Producer Survives Bid To Toss Its P2P Copyright Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (January 7, 2013, 3:44 PM EST) -- A suit brought by pornographic video producer and reputed copyright troll Malibu Media LLC against users of the popular peer-to-peer data sharing system BitTorrent adequately pled its claims, a Pennsylvania federal judge said in an opinion Wednesday tossing a dismissal bid by the defendants.

U.S. District Court Judge Michael Baylson — ruling on three consolidated copyright disputes singled out for a bellwether trial to test the viability of Malibu Media’s claims as well as its sincerity in pursuing them — rejected arguments by two anonymous defendants...
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Case Title

MALIBU MEDIA, LLC v. JOHN DOES 1,6,13,14 AND 16


Case Number

2:12-cv-02078

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Copyright

Judge

MICHAEL M. BAYLSON

Date Filed

April 19, 2012

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