Over the past few weeks, more than 30,000 Internet users have received threatening letters from a law firm to protect copyright , demanding that users pay a fine for "illegal " online viewing - adult movies on the popular online video broadcasts sex Redtube.
Redtube, as is clear from his description - it «brings you new free porn videos every day. Watch great xxx sex videos and pornos at the best free pussy and porn tube site on the web. » What our way means that all video content is freely available and is not a commercial . Then all at once falls into place - these threats come from artful copyright trolls that their letters spammnymi bullied and blackmailed naive users , and those in turn are so shocked by the circumstances that are willing to pay if only no one found out about their secret passions . After trolls ambiguous death threat on legal circumstances , " you have downloaded to your PC author content that is not licensed for online broadcasts , furthermore you have used peer network BitTorrent, this is direct evidence that you violated the law and you for their actions must be accountable to the court. Although we can consider as an option not a criminal case , if you pay compensation for damages from several hundred to several thousand dollars or euros , it all depends on the severity of your guilt . Otherwise, your case will be certainly brought to court . "
Particularly in 2013 in the field of copyright trolls adept Germans who allegedly on behalf of the German law firm U & C, acting on behalf of the Swiss company called The Archive AG, sent out letters threatening not only ordinary people in Germany , but also the American soldiers stationed there contingent NATO forces.
Getting a local court granted more than 50 lawsuits in favor of the law firm , users with this disagreed and filed a petition in the superior court of the city of Cologne. Where in the proceedings before the court delivered its verdict quite the reverse , completely refusing to reviewers - impostors in addressing their complaints and confounding users, based on the fact that both the franchisor company The Archive AG could not get the real contact details of visitors Redtube, since it is not possible to the simple reason that, as YouTube is an open access services without any restrictions.
Almost Court announced that users nothing to blame , as they have not violated any laws. Cologne regional court decision will still be reviewed and a final verdict will be handed down at the end of January, but more likely all 30 thousand lucky received subpoenas not have to pay a penny and all legal fees will be deducted from the copyright trolls.