Judge Slaps Pirate With $1.5 Million in Damages for Sharing Seven Porn Clips
Let's just get this out of the way immediately: Never, ever, miss the chance to defend yourself if you're being accused of piracy. Regardless of whether you're guilty to some degree, plaintiffs have consistently shown that they believe any infringement upon their content to be worth millions of dollars. This public service announcement is unfortunately far too late for Anwar Ogiste of Maryland, as a federal judge has already awarded a default judgment of $1.5 million to adult company Flava Works. Ogiste's crime? Sharing seven porn videos.Read on...