The letter from SKY reads as follows :-
ÂWe need to let you know about a court order made against Sky earlier this year that requires us to provide your name and address to another company,Â the letter from Sky begins.
ÂA company called Golden Eye International, which owns rights to several copyrighted films, has claimed that a number of Sky Broadband customers engaged in unlawful file sharing of some of its films.
ÂIn support of this claims Golden Eye International says it has gathered evidence of individual broadband accounts (identified online by unique numbers called IP addresses) from which it claims the file sharing took place.Â
So from previous campaigns you will receive three letters possibly more….some phone calls and generally they dont give up and will never apologise. In time it does go away and my advice to you all is not to pay them a penny and deny the infringement.
From my experience most recipients of letters are wholly innocent and any demand for Â£600 is simply wrong when assessing damages. The problem is its very difficult to argue with non lawyers and as Goldeneye handle the legals themselves they will continue to chase chase and chase…and demand damages when a court would never order Â£600…so its a surreal fight.
If you admit it then expect to pay. If you dont admit it and deny the infringment then they will have to issue a claim and its highly unlikely it will do that!