HBO - Game of Thrones Piracy
Game of Thrones is incredibly popular, both with HBO subscribers and internet pirates alike. We believe HBO may be forced to finally sue people involved in the widespread, but illegal, internet file-sharing of the show.
In 2014 and 2015, HBO reportedly made statements to the effect it was flattered with so many people illegally downloading its Game of Thrones works using BitTorrent.
See for example, this Forbes article:
Forbes April 2014
'Game of Thrones' Sets Piracy World Record, But Does HBO Care?
In 2016, however, HBO is beginning to take action to take down internet links to infringing copies as reported in the following media:
Business Insider, May 2016
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Antonelli Law's Nationwide Experience With BitTorrent Copyright Lawsuits
At Antonelli Law we have been defending people targeted in BitTorrent copyright infringement lawsuits for a long time and have helped over 1,500 clients nationwide. Attorney Jeffrey Antonelli has more than 15 years litigation experience and is admitted to the trial bar of the Northern District of Illinois federal court and our local counsel from the west coast to the east coast help us efficiently and effectively settle and fight lawsuits in your state.
Often, the lawsuit alleges illegal downloads of the movie using BitTorrent file-sharing software.
Usually your first notice about the lawsuit is a letter from your ISP such as AT&T, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner, or Verizon and a subpoena. The letter notifies you that the ISP has been subpoenaed to release your name to the plaintiff. The letter often mentions your right to file in court a motion to quash or vacate the subpoena.
For immediate advice and a free initial consultation call Antonelli Law at 312-201-8310, fill out our simple contact page or email us with a request to call you back at a time that is convenient for you. We understand the shock you may be feeling from receiving a notice of this action, and have the experience to help you deal with this in the best way possible for you. Attorney referrals accepted.
"Why Are So Many People In Northern Illinois Being Sued For Downloading Porn?" Miles Bryan WBEZ quoting Jeffrey Antonelli
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