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Davenport Lyons threatening letters on Wikileaks

Davenport Lyons — a law firm that sends nastygrams to alleged file-sharers — don’t like it when their threatening letters are posted on the Internet. So it’s unfortunate for them that one of their letters has turned up on Wikileaks … Continue reading

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Davenport Lyons reported to authorities

Davenport Lyons, a law firm that likes sending threatening letters to alledged file-sharers, has been reported to the Solicitors Regulatory Authority over allegations that they’ve behaved dishonestly: Lawyers for the consumer rights lobby Which? have filed an official complaint to … Continue reading

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Davenport Lyons update

(Background: Davenport Lyons are a law firm who specialise in sending threatening letters to members of the public accusing them of illegally downloading copyrighted material; also see my previous article Davenport Lyons, DigiProtect and Evil Angel — criminal scammers?) TheLawyer.com … Continue reading

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Atari realises Davenport Lyons are bad news

Atari are severing their business connections with scammers Davenport Lyons: Atari, which had hired Davenport Lyons (and whose games were part of the original story of falsely accused people) has now stopped the anti-piracy campaign, canceled requests for identification on … Continue reading

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Davenport Lyons on the Internet

Some appearances of Davenport Lyons on the net… (Background: Davenport Lyons are a law firm who specialise in sending threatening letters to members of the public accusing them of illegally downloading copyrighted material; also see my previous articles Davenport Lyons, … Continue reading

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Britblog Roundup #198

Britblog Roundp #198 has now been put up by Natalie Bennett at Philobiblon. Incidently, Natalie declined to include a post of mine, More on Internet scammers Davenport Lyons, because she was worried it might be libellous. (I’d best add that I … Continue reading

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More on Internet scammers Davenport Lyons

Further to my previous article about Davenport Lyons, they’ve sent out a letter to a pensioner couple in their 60s claiming they’ve been illegally downloading gay porn movies. According to the Guardian: A Hertfordshire couple in their 60s were horrified … Continue reading

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