PHILADELPHIA — A California company is suing an internet user, citing alleged copyright infringement.
Malibu Media LLC, filed a complaint on Feb. 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 188.8.131.52 alleging that the person downloaded a digital copy of the plaintiff's work using the BitTorrent network.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages from having its work distributed through BitTorrent. The plaintiff holds the subscriber responsible because the person allegedly reproduced the plaintiff's works and distributed it using the peer-to-peer network.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks enjoin the defendant, delete and remove the digital files relating to the plaintiff's works, statutory damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. It is represented by A. Jordan Rushie of Rushie Law PLLC in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-00506-PD