Prenda Law is gone, and today it’s a legit porno company, Malibu Media, that files more copyright lawsuits than anyone else. Malibu sues thousands of people for downloading the company’s content via BitTorrent, then asks for settlements reportedly in the several-thousand-dollar range.
The antics of Malibu and other “copyright trolls” are often documented on two pseudonymous troll-fighting blogs, FightCopyrightTrolls and DieTrollDie.
Now that Malibu has a case where a defendant is insisting on his right to have his case heard by a jury, it really doesn’t want those blogs coming up at trial. Malibu’s attorney Keith Lipscomb has asked (PDF) the judge in the case to ban “inappropriate references to blogs” during the copyright infringement trial, seeking $150,000 in damages from Indiana resident Michael Harrison.
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