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‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

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‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

Paul Hansmeier, one of the lead attorneys behind the controversial law firm Prenda, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison. In addition, he must pay his victims $1.5 million in restitution. The attorney was one of the masterminds behind the fraudulent scheme in which Prenda created and uploaded porn movies to extract settlements from alleged pirates. The Pirate Bay played a crucial role in the case.

In an effort to turn piracy into profit, copyright holders have chased alleged...
‘Copyright Troll’ Lawyer Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison