Piracy Lawsuit Will Be Dismissed Unless Copyright Troll Fixes Corporate Suspension
Adult entertainment company Malibu Media faces yet another setback. A Texas federal court says it will dismiss the company’s lawsuit against an alleged BitTorrent pirate if its corporate suspension isn’t fixed by January 21. The underlying ‘tax’ issue has plagued the company for more than a year and still hasn’t been resolved.
A few years ago, Malibu Media was one of the most active ‘copyright trolls’ in the United States.
The California-based company behind the adult brand ‘X-Art’ filed thousands of lawsuits targeting Internet subscribers whose accounts were allegedly used to share Malibu’s films via BitTorrent.
In recent years this activity ground to a halt, and in the cases that remained active, things didn’t go to plan. After plenty of drama, Malibu was ordered to pay more than $100,000 to a wrongfully accused internet user in 2021.
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