Anti-Piracy Lawyers Retreat, Drop Another Mass BitTorrent Lawsuit

The United States Copyright Group (USCG) has dropped another mass-lawsuit they filed earlier against 1,951 BitTorrent users.

The dismissal comes just a week after the lawyers dismissed their The Expendables case and suggests they are retreating. The question is, however, whether this signals the end of trouble for the defendants or whether the lawyers will re-file their cases in smaller batches.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-lawyers-retreat-drop-another-mass-bittorrent-lawsuit-110902/

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Streaming Site Rolls Out Lawyers To Fight Domain Seizure

Prominent sports streaming site Rojadirecta has asked a U.S. judge to return its domain names.

The company behind the site, Puerto 80, said that its property was wrongfully taken during the third phase of ICE and Homeland Securitys Operation in Our Sites, an action which has severely damaged its legitimate business.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/streaming-site-rolls-out-lawyers-to-fight-domain-seizure-110614/

TV star first to face jail over tweets

Lawyers for the soccer star have persuaded a High Court judge to ask Attorney General Dominic Grieve QC to consider a criminal prosecution against the writer.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1389562/TV-star-face-jail-tweets.html

Lawyers For ‘Unabomber,’ White Supremacist To Represent Jared Lee Loughner

The Federal Public Defender’s Office on Monday requested that the court appoint Judy Clarke and Mark Fleming to represent Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect allegedly behind the mass shooting on Saturday that killed a federal judge and gravely injured Rep.

Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).

Source:
http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/01/lawyers_for_unabomber_white_supremacist_to_represent_jared_lee_loughner.php

Who owns your mortgage, the mind-croggling flowchart edition

This insanely complex chart represents securitization auditor Dan Edstrom’s best attempt to figure out who actually owns his mortgage: “The following flow chart reverse engineers the mortgage on the Ekstrom family residence.

It took Dan over one year to take it this far and it clearly demonstrates what happens when there are too many lawyers being manufactured.”

Source:
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/11/21/who-owns-your-mortga.html