PHILADELPHIA – A California motion picture owner alleges a BitTorrent user in Pennsylvania is illegally distributing its copyrighted movies.
Malibu Media LLC filed a complaint on Jan. 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 18.104.22.168 alleging copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendant used BitTorrent to unlawfully distribute its copyrighted movies.
The plaintiff holds John Doe subscriber assigned IP address 22.214.171.124 responsible because the defendant allegedly downloaded, copied and distributed its works without authorization.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to enjoin the defendant, order the defendant to delete and remove digital media files relating to the plaintiff's work, statutory damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. It is represented by Alfred Jordan Rushie of Rushie Law PLLC in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania case number 2:18-cv-00373-CDJ