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Judge Leo Sorokin spanks copyright troll Marvin Cable


Greg Troy (KeepFighting):
Judge Leo Sorokin gave P2P copyright troll Marvin cable some serious butt hurt in his order denying ex-parte discovery recently. It appears the judge has had it with trolls using the courts to extort money from does. Here are a few of the key quotes from the order that are listed over on You can click the link to read the full article as well as the order, it is well worth it.

--- Quote ---The Plaintiffs’ proposal — i.e., that the Court permits the Plaintiffs to subpoena the names of the subscribers and that the Court then leave it to the Plaintiffs to figure out the rest pursuant to informal communications — is unacceptable.
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--- Quote ---The Plaintiffs’ lack of interest in actually litigating these cases as demonstrated by the history of this litigation also weighs against permitting ex parte discovery.
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--- Quote ---The course of action the Plaintiff has stated it intends to pursue also suggests an improper effort to engage in judge shopping and evidences a disregard for the Court’s limited public resources.
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--- Quote ---…a bad faith effort to harass the third-party subscriber…
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--- Quote ---…the Plaintiffs have repeatedly said one thing and done another.
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--- Quote ---The Plaintiffs’ counsel has also repeatedly said to the undersigned, and to other judicial officers of this Court, that he intends to litigate the claims he has brought. Yet to date, counsel has sued well in excess of one thousand Doe Defendants in this District, and as far as the Court is aware, he has never served a Complaint upon a single individual defendant.

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