facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

German law firm takes aim at porn pirates

Aug. 21, 2012 at 11:55 AM   |   Comments

REGENSBURG, Germany, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A German copyright law firm said it will publish a list of pornography pirates on its Web site at the start of September.

The firm, Urmann and Colleagues of Regensburg, said Tuesday it will publish a list of Internet connections used to pirate pornographic materials, starting with connections in police stations and church rectories, The Local.de reported Tuesday.

The firm, which represents several pornography sites, said the list will go up on its Web site Sept. 1.

The law firm said it will also send out thousands of cease-and-desist orders along with demands for compensation.

"As legal representative of its clients, the firm U+C warns owners of Internet connections who have violated copyright," the firm told Der Spiegel magazine. "These clients include companies from the pornography industry who believe their copyright has been violated."

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Zig-zagging lane lines confuse commuters along I-66 in Virginia
2
Watch seemingly naked couples tase each other in slow motion for art
3
Arby's Meat Mountain is here, and it is enormous
4
Brazilian man wakes up in body bag after being declared dead, credits miracle
5
Man fakes his own kidnapping to have a Friday night without his girlfriend
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback