Archive for the ‘Lawsuit’ tag
“Dallas Buyer’s Club” received a lot of attention this past year for its compelling subject matter and actor portrayals. However, the producers are now pursuing a legal battle with pirates who illegally downloaded and shared the Oscar winning film. According to Variety, back in February, Dallas Buyers Club LLC, which posses the copyright to the […]
Daniel Morel was born in Haiti in 1951. As a young child he already knew that wanted to become a photographer, because he thought it would teach him to be fearless. For decades, his award-winning photographs have captured the culture and history of Haiti. During the January 2010 earthquake, Morel captured images of the destruction […]
Many of us may remember a particularly harrowing paper that we wrote for school. Writing, researching and editing draft after draft until it was finally ready to be seen by a teacher or professor. Very few, if any of us, would have wanted to be judged by the first draft. A first draft is just […]
Mess with a bike gang, and land yourself a legal battle. It’s as if the notorious Hells Angels have traded in their leather jackets for blazers and ties after racking up over a dozen cases in federal court to protect their brand. The more popular they became since the group’s inception 65 years ago, the […]
‘Tis the season for ordering gifts. Hopefully none of your purchases will leave you in a situation like that of Salt Lake City, Utah couple Jen and John Palmer. As reported by ABC News, John ordered a desk ornament as a Christmas gift for his wife from KlearGear.com five years ago. Because of a problem […]
We’ve probably all had some sort of money winning daydream. Someone has to win. Why not you? Spending a dollar or two to enjoy the anticipation of an imagined win is a favorite pastime, but what happens when the dream goes awry? The dream usually does not include litigation. Beverly Mackey of Lincoln City, Oregon […]
The US Copyright Group has been busy filing lawsuits against at least 50,000 people accused of downloading and therefore allegedly infringing on the copyrights of independent films through the popular BitTorrent service.
While some cases have already settled out of court, others continue, leaving movie downloaders to wonder whether they could be next.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the fledgling company began considering such lawsuits when its lawyers