‘Copyright Troll’ Accuses Defense of Extortion and Unjust Enrichment
Adult entertainment company Malibu Media was once feared as a prolific copyright litigant that targeted thousands of alleged pirates. After a defendant pushed back, the tables have now turned. The court has ordered Malibu to pay over $100,000 to a former defendant but, according to the company’s boss, the defense is guilty of “extortion” and “unjust enrichment.”
Adult entertainment outfit Malibu Media has often been described as a copyright-trolling operation.
The Los Angeles company, known for its popular “X-Art” brand, has gone after thousands of alleged file-sharers in U.S. courts, collecting millions of dollars in settlements.
Not too long ago Malibu was one of the most active anti-piracy litigants in the U.S., but in recent years this activity ground to a halt. However, there is at least one case that hasn’t been completely resolved, and Malibu is on the losing end of it.
The rest of this article can be read on TorrentFreak.com