Film studios sue LiquidVPN for $10 million—but is it fair?

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Film studios sue LiquidVPN for  million—but is it fair?

Film studios sue LiquidVPN for $10 million—but is it fair?

Film studios sue LiquidVPN for  million—but is it fair?

Enlarge / Your at-home entertainment studio. (credit: Ella Don)

Dozens of movie production companies sued LiquidVPN this year over the VPN provider’s marketing efforts that could be perceived as promoting piracy. These companies, which are now seeking $10 million in damages, claim that the “no log” policy of LiquidVPN is not a valid excuse, as the VPN provider actively chose to not keep logs.

And because LiquidVPN’s lawyers failed to show up in court, the plaintiffs are pushing a motion for a default judgment to be granted.

Fiery marketing that backfired

At what point does a netizen’s right to privacy and anonymity cease is the crux of the lawsuit brought forth against LiquidVPN. LiquidVPN is a no-log VPN provider that, over the course of its business activities, has been observed to… almost encourage online piracy.

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Source : https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/09/film-studios-sue-liquidvpn-for-10-million-but-is-it-fair/