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February 09, 2011

A Copyright trolling company is suing websites and commenters over pictures

There is a copyright trolling company that is suing websites for the maximum amount allowed under US copyright law of $150,000 per infringement and giving up their domain. They wait until a picture goes viral, then buy the rights to the picture from a newspaper and then send out lawsuits using a google search to guide them. They also sue the commenter who may have posted the image.



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