Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday December 03, 2015

University: ‘Pirating’ Students Being Deliberately Targeted

Why would outfits like Rightscorp deliberately target students? Is it because they lack the resources to put up a fight? Easier to scare into paying? Why do you think students make better targets for these guys?

Data published by Central Michigan University has revealed a worrying trend in copyright complaints. Out of 1,912 received so far in 2015, more than 80% were from Rightscorp, a company that demands cash to settle. The university's chief information officer believes that campuses like his are being deliberately targeted.