Company to work with Crowell Law
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 -- Rightscorp (RIHT) , a leading provider of data and analytic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted property, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law in Salem, Oregon.
Under the arrangement Rightscorp and Crowell Law will be working cooperatively with Rightscorp clients to help raise awareness and educate people about the problems and effects of piracy, provide notice to infringers, and as necessary, pursue litigation against persistent and egregious infringers.
Christopher Sabec, CEO of Rightscorp stated, "Carl Crowell and Crowell Law are highly adept at intellectual property matters and have won many cases for the studios and clients they represent. Crowell has been recognized by the courts for his successful targeting of the worst offenders that illegally download films and TV shows to make sure they are held accountable for their actions with dozens of judgments and injunctions against infringers. This agreement will be beneficial to both parties and our clients and we hope with our continued efforts to see an increase in public awareness and recognition of the problems with online piracy and greater respect and appreciation for the value and work of the artists we represent."
About Rightscorp, Inc.
Rightscorp (RIHT) is a leading provider of data and analytic services to support artists and owners of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP). The Company's patent pending digital loss prevention technology focuses on the infringement of rights to digital content such as music, movies, software, books and games and ensures that the rights of owners and creators are protected. Rightscorp works closely with its clients to develop programs of education and notice, and as necessary to pursue copyright infringers for their illegal file sharing activities via notifications sent through Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The Company's technology identifies copyright infringers, who are provided information about copyrights and the importance of Intellectual Property and offered a reasonable opportunity to terminate their activities and pay a nominal settlement option that is generally a fraction of the statutory minimum in an effort to avoid the need for expensive litigation. With minimum statutory penalties of $750 and up to $150,000 per infringement, Rightscorp's technology and process of notice allows all parties to efficiently and economically address copyright infringement without the costs and burdens of litigation. Based on the fact that 22% of all Internet traffic is used to distribute copyrighted content without permission or compensation to the creators, Rightscorp's technology and process provides one of the best and most cost efficient means of addressing this issue for both the artists and those who have infringed their works.
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