Copyright trolls are so busy extorting their fellow countrymen they have hard time keeping up with the court rules. Not all the judges tolerate sloppiness though. Copyright troll from Houston, Douglas McIntyre, a local goon for multiple troll masters (including Prenda and DGW), was lashed by a district judge Lynn N. Hughes in a short-but-sweet fashion:
To those who can’t read the embedded document:
Case 4:11-cv-04431 Document 11 Filed in TXSD on 03/16/12
First Time Videos, LLC, Plaintiff, versus Does 1-46, Defendant.
Order Striking Report
The court ordered First Time Videos to report by March 7, 2012. When it had not reported by March 15, the court called its counsel to ask on the status of the case. A few hours later, First Time sent an e-mail to the court’s case manager attaching a three week old report. The next day, Fist Time filed it without a caption or a signature by counsel,
The court is not an ex-girlfriend’s Facebook wall. All documents must be filed with the court, captioned, signed by counsel, and with service certified.
The report filed by First Time on March 16, 2012, is struck
Signed on March 16, 2012, at Houston, Texas
Lynn N. Hughes
United States District Judge
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