We consider the following websites friends and allies in our fight against copyright trolls. Each has taken on a different battlefront.
Our most powerful allies in the legal fight against Linda Ellis, Dash Poet, has been:
- Cuomo LLC: Oscar Michelen’s Law Firm
- Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): Primary sponsor of the amicus brief in support of Matthew Chan submitted to the Georgia Supreme Court.
- Eugene Volokh: Founder of Volokh Conspiracy & UCLA Law professor. Eugene wrote an amicus brief for the EFF in support of Matthew Chan submitted to the Georgia Supreme Court. Personally flew from Los Angeles to Atlanta to co-present oral argument in Georgia Supreme Court.
- Aaron H. Caplan: Loyola Law School professor who co-sponsored amicus brief in support of Matthew Chan in Georgia Supreme Court.
- Ars Technica
Defiantly.net: Matthew Chan’s News, Commentary, and Review Blog
Courtroom Strategy: Oscar Michelen’s Legal Blog
Web Domination Strategies: Matthew Chan’s Web Presence & Online Reputation business website.
Copyright-Trolls.com: ELI Defense Team Member, Robert Krausankas (Buddhapi), owns and operates this anti-copyright extortionist/troll blog and website.
Getty Images Must Change: ELI Defense Team Member, Greg Troy (KeepFighting), owns and operates this anti-copyright extortionist/troll blog and website.
P2P & BitTorrent Lawsuits Controversy
Fight Copyright Trolls: A very good blog and informational resource to defend against P2P/BitTorrent lawsuits.
Die Troll Die: Another good blog and informational resource to defend against P2P/BitTorrent lawsuits.
Other Websites We Like & Recommend
Electronic Frontier Foundation: This awesome Internet advocacy group has been at the forefront in protecting Internet freedoms, liberties, and privacy on almost every front.
Ars Technica: Great news coverage of copyright trolls and other technology issues.
TechDirt: Great news coverage of copyright trolls and other technology issues.
Popehat: A great legal blog by a team of lawyer bloggers very savvy on Internet-related issues.
Plagiarism Today: Good blog on “reasonable” copyright protection. Written by Jonathon Bailey.
Chilling Effects Clearinghouse: A huge database focused on Internet freedom, DMCA, and online First Amendment issues.
Special Friend and Advocate to ELI
April Brown: In a category of her own, Charity Auctioneer April Brown from Seattle has been a passionate, outspoken fighter of poem extortion letters. More recently, she has been an untiring, outspoken advocate and friend to all things ELI.