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  1. Anonymous says:

    I will too! What’s the process?

  2. AnnonymousObviously says:

    Sjd where did you find that the law group was dissolved?

  3. anonymous Hubbard Doe says:

    I would like to express my gratitude to this website for the information provided. I am one of the Hubbard ‘does’ and the information enabled me to hang on awaiting Judge Wright’s decision and not waste my money on some form of settlement to these unscrupulous characters.

  4. Jeffrey Antonelli says:

    Where do you see there has been a change to the hearing date? I’ve not seen a modified order. Are you referring to one of the due dates for filing legal briefs regarding the motions to quash? My firm’s appearance is on file and I have seen no modified order, at least not yet

  5. Just got clarification on the hearing for May 16th at 10am. Apparently this hearing only has to do with motion(s) by the ISPs themselves in this matter, and the hearing for consumers’ Motions to quash is still at this point scheduled for June 27th. in the process of obtaining the relevant order and will post it soon.

  6. Anonadoe says:

    What exactly does the April 13th order mean in the LW Systems vs. Hubbard case? I saw the document but it is a bit hard to read.

    • anonadoe says:

      Anyone know this? Do we have an extension until June to file a MTQ? (LW Systems vs. Hubbard Judge Gleesons Order on April 13th)

  7. Anonymous says:

    I just got my comcast letter via UPS. I will be looking to find out what available documents are out there to be used to help file a defense. I guess I am going to wait it out for at least the third demand letter.

  8. Anonymous says:

    anyone getting calls from Lutz saying they are ready to move forward with individual lawsuits?

  9. Anonymous says:

    I’m sorry … Poor choice of words! You are absolutely right! Much better verbage!

  10. anonymous says:

    I just got the comcast letter. I downloaded the complaint, and it appears to be just against me only as it only lists one IP address. Any suggestions?

  11. anonymous says:

    I just got my comcast letter. I downloaded the complaint, and it seems to be just against one IP address John Doe. Does that make a difference?

  12. anonymous says:

    Does anyone have a link to a library of possible court documents that can be used against these people? Motions, counterclaims, discovery requests? We need a bit of a defense factory as that is exactly what the Plaintiff is. A factory. I happen to be a lawyer and I used to practice in federal court, but it has been some time. I could very well be willing to go to bat against these people in my own case.

    I have teenagers in my household and god knows who else has access to my wifi.

  13. anonymous says:

    Well, I just read the sanctions order in the Ingenuity Case dated May 6 or so. As a Lawyer, I understand a bit about litigation. I guess I have to decide whether to settle or go full bore at these people. Once I am personally named in a Federal Lawsuit, I have little reason to settle. I would be more than happy to make these people’s lives miserable. My only problem is that I appear to have assets. But, I am going through a divorce, and I can assure them that there is no judgment against me that will be collected. I can only imagine the depths of discovery that can be used against them. I suspect that someone has already assembled this arsenal of litigation material, but if this thing moves forward against me, I will be assembling one as well.

  14. Anonymous says:

    You people watch porn. You steal the porn. Then you go online and defame other people.

    • pissed Off Doe says:

      Is this Colette again?

      • SJD says:

        No, this guy is from Chicago. Most likely Meanith Huon, or simply a forum troll.

      • BTD says:

        Jesus said he without sin cast the first stone…but I guess you missed that one you religous right wing hate monger….typical IQ equals shoe size…and if that is the bests you can do to flame in a board you need to go baack to AIM chat and learn.

  15. Bob Hope says:

    You watch porn. You still the porn. Then you go online and defame people and conspire on how to avoid getting caught.

  16. Anonymous says:

    I was thinking of contacting Lutz anonymously, and offering $500 for a full release against me as it relates to the Plaintiff. They can prepare the release and settlement agreement without ever knowing my name. My name will only be filled in at the settlement table when I show up with the $500. Otherwise, I will be filing the motion to dismiss:

    http://dietrolldie.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/mtd-maness_01873co.pdf

    And, of course, a full barrage of discovery.

    Thoughts?

  17. Jesus says:

    Jesus never watched porn. You clowns not only watch the porn, but you also steal the porn. God wants the world to know who you are because you are the greatest evil in America. You make slaves of other people’s sons and daughters. So before you get on your high horse, remember what you are: sexual deviants.

    • SJD says:

      Jesus also ever trolled in other people’s forums. So remember who you are before climbing you your high horse.

      Also, Jesus never attempted to rape women in his car.

  18. anonymous says:

    Has anyone here filed a motion to quash the subpoena? What were the results?

    For those that settled? How much and for how many movies?

    Thanks

    • Anonadoe says:

      I believe so far there is one pro-se motion filed in the St. Clair County case if that is what you are referring to. There are tons of others, but all of them are filed by attorneys as far as I can see.

  19. Doug E says:

    Well today I rec’d my second letter from Paul (Puffy) Duffy in regards to the Hubbard case … This time it wasn’t from the Duffy Law Group, It was from the Anti-Piracy Law Group … It says that they will begin to question my neighbors to see if they may have downloaded the porn, using our Wi-Fi connection … It goes on and on and is signed by Puffy himself … If you’d like a copy let me know … Doug E.

    • Anonymous says:

      How many offices does Duffy have and are they ALL connected in every case (as the letters seem to have a scripted way of arriving). Duffy Law Group is dissolved … how about this one?? Is it legal to fire letters from several different entities threating this kind of stuff? Can I get a restraining order? Ha!

    • SJD says:

      Yes, please. When you think these morally handicapped assclowns cannot fall lower, you learn something new.

    • Anonadoe says:

      If you get another one, make a complaint on the FBI Cyber Crimes division. Then respond with a letter saying 1. You didn’t download anything, 2. There is no such file on your computer 3. You will fight them tooth and nail if they wish to proceed with “litigation” and mention you have already filed a complaint with the FBI Cyber Crimes division complete with a reference number, and any more such letters will be forwarded to the FBI.

      Much Luck, I received the Comcast letter in March, and have not heard anything since, no letters or phone calls to speak of. I have also made Comcast’s legal department aware of the sanctions, and pending criminal investigation on the organization that Comcast was going to release my information to.

  20. Doug E says:

    Could I please send me the email address to mail it to … Thank you … Doug E

  21. Anonymous says:

    This needs to be forwarded to the Illinois ARDC without delay.

  22. Anonymous says:

    Does anybody know what’s going on with 1:12-cv-06676 case? There are no movement since Feb 2013. How long does this case keep open?

    http://ia601208.us.archive.org/27/items/gov.uscourts.ilnd.273028/gov.uscourts.ilnd.273028.docket.html

    Thanks in Advance!!!

  23. Anonymous says:

    Does anybody know what’s going on with 1:12-cv-06676 case? There are no movement since Feb 2013. How long does this case keep open?

    http://ia601208.us.archive.org/27/items/gov.uscourts.ilnd.273028/gov.uscourts.ilnd.273028.docket.html

    Thanks in Advance!!!

  24. Anonymous says:

    No calls from Lutz last week. Any updates in the Hubbard case?

  25. JD123 says:

    Why is “STEELE, JONATHAN D” listed as attorney for defendant in the LW Systems Case???

  26. Anonymous says:

    Anyone getting more calls from Troll Lutz?? I’ve seen a couple come my way recently.

  27. Anonymous says:

    Anyone know the outcome of today’s hearing in LW SYSTEMS VS HUBBARD?

  28. Anonadoeyo says:

    Any new developments?

  29. Anonadoeyo says:

    Any new developments on the Hubbard case?

  30. notsharing says:

    Recent update on: Northern District of IL Malibu Media, LLC v. John Does 1-49,

    All but Doe’s 1, 34 and 35 have been dismissed (Doe #1 was Not identified as the seeder). But Doe’s 1, 34 and 35 were the only Doe’s to file motions. Any idea on what that means?

    • I will have to read the court file, but my guess is that Malibu Media made a tactical move, voluntarily dismissed all the rest of the doe defendants (who can still be sued individually) and now with only three left, all represented by legal counsel due to the motion to quash, are seen by the judge as “not too many” defendants to go forward with. We saw this in a New Jersey case not long ago.

  31. Anonadoeyo says:

    Case is dismissed… Honestly I really hope those who settled get their money back. I’m glad I ignored the whole thing, was never even named because ISP’s quashed subpoena successfully.

    • The order entered on July 26th for 12-cv-06676 states “PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, Plaintiff hereby voluntary dismisses John Does 3, 4, 6, 7, 8,9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 40,41, 42, 45, 46, 47, 48 & 49 (“Defendants”) from this action without prejudice.” This means the plaintiff has the right to file individual lawsuits against these people. Do we know if they will? Nope.

  32. Anonymous says:

    Update on Malibu Media, LLC v. John Does 1-49 in Illinois Northern District Court:

    The judge issued an order MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: the motions to quash, sever, dismiss, and to limit the scope of the subpoenas are denied [12, 14, 16, 20], except that Doe Defendant 1’s motion for a protective order is granted.

    Isn’t the judges order of protection a moot point since all but Doe’s 1, 34 and 35 have been dismissed?

    Can Does 1, 34 and 35 file a new motion to dismiss because joinder no longer applies since the others Doe’s have been dismissed?

    • DieTrollDie says:

      I believe the 3 remaining Does could make a motion to server due to joinder issues, as long as there is no information to show they took part and directly shared pieces of the file between each other. A judge could still deny the motion and the case would be like the PA Bellwether one. Even if the Does were severed, MM could just refile single cases if it wanted to. The protective order can still be relevant, depending on what the judged limited as to protecting.

      DTD :)

  33. anon says:

    What’s going on with Malibu Media, LLC v. John Does 1-49 northern illinois? It has been 3 months since the judge granted the protective order. Doesn’t malibu have a certain amount of time to serve isp’s etc after such an order?

  34. help says:

    So if you have comcast, and you downloaded a tracked torrent from one of these copyright trolls…would you be given one of those threatening emails or would you be sent an email by comcast about strike 1/2?

    • anonymous says:

      PC is being represented by CEG Tek. I have heard that Comcast is not forwarding the “settlement” letter, just informing subscribers of a DCMA notice against the IP address. Comcast knows what kind of BS is going on.

      • help says:

        thanks mate…you’re right, PC is represented by CEG TEK…to those concerned…
        Reality kings, Elegant Angel, Digital Sins and even Brazzers are represented by CEG TEK on occasions…there has been a flurry of DCMA notices in the past two months

  35. help says:

    is patrick collins or digital sins still filing lawsuits in illinois?

  36. John Doe says:

    I understand that nothing should be sent to Schulz in regards to the exculpatory request, but should a call be made to her office to state innocence (RPR) or should the letter be completely ignored? The way the letter is worded, it makes it look as if she is planning on naming people individually, but is it more likely that many people will be named together as “does” in a suit?

  37. pissed Off Doe says:

    It looks like Malibu Media and its trolls have moved from mass doe cases to individual ones. Troll are shifting their attacks, maybe they have more than a single time stamp against the individuals, they don’t care if they may have broken laws in collecting the data. Whatever you tell Shultz she will use it against you, you can always write a nice fu letter to her.

  38. That Anonymous Dude says:

    Do. Not. Call. Them. EVER. They will just single you out for more harassment. Do not send them letters. Do not contact them. Period. If you’d like to end up named, then by all means, send a letter. It’ll just show them that you’re concerned and you’ll be low-hanging fruit, they’re more likely to tighten the thumbscrews and demand MORE money and follow-through with their threats. You could retain counsel to shield you from the harassment since they’re less likely to sue you individually when they receive notice of representation. I’m not saying hire an attorney, I’m only saying that it’s one option. I chose to ignore them.

    Understand this. Lipscomb (the puppetmaster, Schulz and Nicoletti, among various other scumbag local counsels, being the puppets), John Steele et al (who are fucked six ways from Sunday), Ira “I got tax problems” Siegel, Paul “Anal” Lesko, and any other troll I missed…none of them give a shit if you’re innocent, guilty, blind, deaf, mentally handicapped, mentally ill, dying, dead, if you have no hands, or if you weren’t even in the country when it was alleged to have occurred. In short, they do not care about guilt or innocence, they care about only one thing, MONEY.

    (Disclaimer: The above is for discussion purposes only and not to be construed as legal advice.)

  39. Anonymous says:

    Have you been served with a summons?

  40. Anonymous says:

    Guess gone good old times when you could ignore this thing completely?

  41. SJD says:

    And what exactly has changed? A tiny fraction of Does being “pursued” individually? Isn’t is something that Steele tried to scare everyone with? And?

    It is pathetic for our Christian scholar to borrow page after page from Prenda’s book. Informal discovery? Been there, seen that. Now a barrage of John Doe lawsuits? Steele folded down and got himself headaches of individuals fighting back. Why should we expect something different from his twin crook Lipscomb?

    Admittedly, Lipscomb is not as brazen and reckless as Steele, but the latter taught us very valuable lessons, which devalued Lipscomb’s threats significantly.

  42. Anonymous says:

    Anyone get any letters from the Comcast and guava case saying they are supposedly involved and asking for a settlement along with a discovery petition?

  43. DB says:

    Yes, I got the letter a week ago, threatening to pursue further if I did not pay 4K. Offer “expires in 21 days”. This is for 12-MR-417. Letter was stamped/ signed by Brett Gibbs, In-House Counsel, Guava LLC Licensed only in the state of California.

  44. Anonymous says:

    Doesn’t even give you an exact date huh? just days and time lol now i know this is just a scare tactic heard anything else since that time lol its kinda funny how from what i know of i never received any other letter till know maybe they’re trying to get cash before they get in trouble!

  45. DB says:

    No date but one could assume that the 21 days is from the date of the letter.

  46. Anonymous says:

    Yeah but from what ive heard from SJD and a couple of other people its a scare tactic specially if they already have your name and are trying to link you to the Comcast case when in that case they’re trying to get names and addresses just seems tooo much of a scare tactic

  47. Psychic Doe says:

    Yep, the order of events is: Letter from ISP saying they’ll be releasing your info soon, they release your info a few weeks later unless you get a successful motion to quash, then the first settlement letter ($4,000 is the usual. Varies wildly, however.) Then the next letter after that date it goes up to about $6,000 to settle, giving you “two weeks” to send them the money. Then about a month after that the phone calls begin. They will say they are ready to move forward and, that if you’d like to prevent costly legal fees to call them back. They will call every few weeks thereafter. Some have even gotten a THIRD settlement letter after all that. Take a look at it here: http://ia801602.us.archive.org/5/items/gov.uscourts.mnd.130416/gov.uscourts.mnd.130416.1.3.pdf

    Drops the settlement price to the handsome sum of $1,500. Can you imagine the people scared into settling realizing all they had to do was wait it out and they’d get such a deal? Maybe it was a Presidents Day spectacular and they were offering crazy low rates!

    I say all this and it might give the impression that ignoring the whole thing is the best course of action. However, I am most certainly not a lawyer – retaining one, if you can afford it, might be the best course of action.

    As SJD can attest, most of us had little clue about the scary legal system when this all began… but we sure as hell acclimated fast!

  48. JohnD says:

    TAD and SJD,

    Do you still think the best approach is to ignore until you receive something legal (with real case numbers) and not just a exculpatory-evidence-request from a Troll Lawyer.
    I was think in the same lines as TAD that by responding personally with a “RPR”, you are acknowledging you exist and am falling for the scare tactic.

    thoughts?

  49. Laxx says:

    So I got the LW Systems letter from Charter that got filed in St Clair. I have spoken to 3 lawyers all in the Chicago area and seems to be getting mixed reviews on going to Motion to Quash route. Anyone have an idea around what direction this new case going to go or if these motions are going to make any difference?

  50. Anonymous says:

    I want to know how many IPs are being asked for … hundreds … thousands??? Anyone know where to find that information.

  51. Anonymous says:

    I received a settlement letter today from the Anti-Piracy Law Group on behalf of LW Systems. Any suggestions on the best way to handle this now that they have my contact info?

  52. Anonymous says:

    I did too. First off, take a deep breath. We’ll be fine and get through it. What was your settlement $? Just curious as mine was $2,900.

    You have options at your finger tips: 1. Ignore the letter, wait to see if they file a lawsuit against you individually (many claim this is unlikely but its up to you)
    2. Hire a lawyer and respond.
    3. Settle.

  53. Anonymous says:

    Do the LW Systems differ much from the Guava ones? Specifically, do they say what you’re being accused of (which websites, which downloads, etc.)? If not, it might be worth ignoring. If you choose do settle, do not do so without a lawyer.

  54. Anonymous says:

    What did you do?

  55. Anonymous says:

    My settlement amount was also $2900. Thanks for the info. Just out of curiosity, have you decided what route you’re planning to take?

  56. Anonymous says:

    I also got 1, $2900

  57. Anonymous says:

    Just curious, if everything goes horribly bad for the Prenda guys on March 11th, I wonder how that will affect the ‘suit’ that the settlement letters just went out for.

    SJD or anyone have any ideas?

  58. Anonymous says:

    Route #1. I’ll post here with any updates, you do as well. Good luck.

  59. john doe malibu says:

    How many movies?

  60. Anonymous says:

    This is total conjecture, so take it for what it’s worth, but March 11th was killer for these guys. I wouldn’t treat them with the same respect I would a used car salesman. They’ve likely got no ground to stand on, may be involved in straight up fraud. If I were you (and I’m not a lawyer), I’d ignore (but record) any threats they make. Those threats can be evidence against them later and should absolutely be saved. Again, I’m not a lawyer, and if you want bona fide legal advice, talk to one.

  61. Anonymous says:

    I also went for settlement…but it is 1000$…not 2900$

  62. Anonymous says:

    I think settlement can vary by plaintiff, whether or not you use a lawyer, which lawyer, whether they have your information yet, their mood that day etc…

  63. Anonymous says:

    So you paid them already?

  64. Anonymous says:

    Who did you use to help with your settlement?

  65. John Doe says:

    Just got another call from Troll Lutz (How the number is named in my phone) … i didn’t answer but believe that it wasn’t to tell me they are dropping the Hubbard case! ;) P.S. the next hearing has moved up to May16th at 10am room 404 from the June 27th date … hmmm …. wierd.

  66. Anonymous says:

    Another call from Lutz … evidently they are ready to name a bunch of us in individual lawsuits. I kind of doubt it. ya never know.

  67. SJD says:

    “Evidently”? I could understand “ostensibly,” or at least “purportedly,” bot not “evidently” :)

  68. Doug E says:

    It did not mention any movie titles or give a number … Doug E

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