What's next ? Copyright trolls?

Discussion in 'Politics & Ethics of Technology' started by rpg.314, May 28, 2010.

  1. rpg.314

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    http://techdirt.com/articles/20100528/1044069619.shtml

    These guys don't make anything, don't own any copyrights, but sue people left right and center and sell them blessings of MPAA/RIAA for a cut. Professional sue-rs, eh?
     
  2. Bouncing Zabaglione Bros.

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    There's one company in the UK doing this scam (two others dropped out due to bad publicity). It's called "speculative invoicing" and it's basically the sending of intimidating letters and threats of expensive legal action. They won't go to court as that will kill off the stream of scared/ignorant people who will pay up, so all you have to do is keep denying everything and refusing to pay or give out any info, and things eventually go away.
     

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