by Alyse Stanley, Gizmodo
Marketing itself as a way to avoid “threats and jail time” for accessing illegal content, LiquidVPN’s owner is being sued by Voltage Holdings, Millennium Funding and Hunter Killer productions in the USA for contributory and vicarious copyright infringement. The complaint states that the LiquidVPNDefendants actively promote their service “for the purpose of movie piracy, including of infringing Plaintiffs’ Works”.
The LiquidVPN website is replete with offers to “Stream content anonymously”, “Unlock Torrent Sites”, “Unblock Kickass Torrents & Extratorrents” and “Stop receiving complaints and extortion letters from your ISP” [about streaming a downloaded movie or TV show].
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