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[ NNSquad ] Undercover Cops and Politicians Escape BitTorrent Lawsuits

Undercover Cops and Politicians Escape BitTorrent Lawsuits

http://j.mp/q6cfK1  (TorrentFreak)

   "Besides undercover cops, the adult entertainment company also has a
    policy of dismissing their cases against military personnel stationed
    oversees, according to the lawyer. The dead and famous are not
    settlement material either.  "Several of the John Doe Defendants have
    died prior to being identified. Several John Does have been public or
    political figures who Plaintiff did not choose to sue," White writes.
    Although it's no surprise that dead people are not the easiest group
    to settle with, it's unclear why politicians and public figures have
    to be excluded. This group generally speaking can afford to pay a
    settlement fee, and as the settlements are undisclosed the press would
    never find out. It's also possible, however, they may just put up an
    embarrassing and potentially expensive fight."

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
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