Copyright Troll Who's Sued Over 1000 Slapped Down By JudgeQuicklink submitted By Rob Kall Permalink
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|a must-read order denying ex-parte discovery re-requested by copyright troll Marvin Cable
Judge Leo Sorokin had some choice words in response to the copyright troll's request for discovery. Here are some samples from his ruling:
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.
-a bad faith effort to harass the third-party subscriber
-the Plaintiffs have repeatedly said one thing and done another.
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 defend