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Fox files more lawsuits over 'Wolverine' workprint

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Feb 2010 15:12 User comments (14)

Fox files more lawsuits over 'Wolverine' workprint Twentieth Century Fox has filed six new lawsuits this week, all against alleged sellers of a workprint version of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which was leaked online one month before the film's theatrical release.
The DVDs containing the pirated film were being sold on iOffer.com, Craigslist.org and Sell.com before the movie's release date.

A few of the lawsuits are for different movies, including "Marley & Me," "Avatar" and "Bride Wars." Fox employees purchased the discs from these sellers over the course of the last year.

Fox says it is seeking up to $150,000 per infringement.

"This kind of conduct not only violates the law, its just plain wrong," Fox added. "We filed these lawsuits today to protect our creative professionals and the intellectual property they spend years developing."

Almost a year later, the FBI and Fox have still been unable to track down the earliest leak of the workprint copy.

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14 user comments

15.2.2010 16:01

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A few of the lawsuits are for different movies, including "Marley & Me," "Avatar" and "Bride Wars." Fox employees purchased the discs from these sellers over the course of the last year.
Is that supposed to mean an "Avatar" DVD is been out for some times now and I didn't hear about it?

25.2.2010 16:19

probably not it's more thank likely a camera copy burnt to a dvd.

35.2.2010 16:21

^^^You're probably right...My memory is good, just very short...I just met a guy in a different tread that called a cam rip put on a DVD a "DVD Copy"...

45.2.2010 16:24

Def not a real DVD-Rip, just that 720p cam rip burnt to DVD-R :)

55.2.2010 19:27

I thought the dvd scr was out for Avatar.

65.2.2010 20:17

These guys made a billions of dollars in the sales on these movies and are seeking a measly 150,000 give it a rest man. Trying to charge people obscene amounts of money that they know they wont be able to afford when those people themselves must have barely made $500 selling the copies they did.

75.2.2010 20:25

Why does this piss me off more an more? and the media companies call us the thieves?

85.2.2010 20:52

yes avatar scr is out , creative development or not they are wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy over paid

96.2.2010 1:55

Originally posted by biglo30:
These guys made a billions of dollars in the sales on these movies and are seeking a measly 150,000 give it a rest man. Trying to charge people obscene amounts of money that they know they wont be able to afford when those people themselves must have barely made $500 selling the copies they did.
It adds up though I think is what they are getting at and they also want to discourage others from buying or participating.

106.2.2010 5:45
nyder
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another lame news story with NO ******* edited for content that violates forum rules LINKS TO THE SOURCE.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 06 Feb 2010 @ 10:36

116.2.2010 10:41

Originally posted by nyder:
another lame news story with NO ******* edited for content that violates forum rules LINKS TO THE SOURCE.
a) You have violated aD's forum rules by cursing
b) Who are you to questioning aD's news postings
c) If you think it is "lame" you don't have to read it or post here
d) You overall bad attitude is not needed or appreciated here
e) You get a nice 1 week vacation to think it over
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 06 Feb 2010 @ 10:42

126.2.2010 16:30

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Originally posted by nyder:
another lame news story with NO ******* edited for content that violates forum rules LINKS TO THE SOURCE.
a) You have violated aD's forum rules by cursing
b) Who are you to questioning aD's news postings
c) If you think it is "lame" you don't have to read it or post here
d) You overall bad attitude is not needed or appreciated here
e) You get a nice 1 week vacation to think it over
And when you get back from that (frankly Oner was being nice), you can have another 2 weeks to think about it.

136.2.2010 18:36

Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by nyder:
another lame news story with NO ******* edited for content that violates forum rules LINKS TO THE SOURCE.
a) You have violated aD's forum rules by cursing
b) Who are you to questioning aD's news postings
c) If you think it is "lame" you don't have to read it or post here
d) You overall bad attitude is not needed or appreciated here
e) You get a nice 1 week vacation to think it over
And when you get back from that (frankly Oner was being nice), you can have another 2 weeks to think about it.
lol

147.2.2010 4:01

Obviously nyder has a terrible way of expressing himself, but I do agree that I'd like to have a link to the full source as well. Often I like to have more details about a story and I don't think I should have to use google to do so.

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