Adult film producer goes after illegal viewers locally

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A company that claims to make high-quality adult videos is targeting internet users in West Michigan for illegally watching their product without paying.

But an attorney who specializes in internet law says innocent people can become ensnared in federal lawsuits that seek big money damages.

The federal lawsuit says those who are watching the pedigree porn are violating the Maryland-based company’s copyright and they should be held accountable.

The lawsuit names numerous defendants in Big Rapids, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and other Michigan cities using only their IP addresses, which is the unique identifier for the internet access devices.

The suit claims that the defendants are using BitTorrent technology to illegally view movies produced by Strike 3 Holdings.

Full Story: WOOD TV


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