Thousands of Germans get billed for streaming porn on Redtube

The advent of streaming, YouTube-clone porn sites has resulted in countless hours of self-pleasure, but for tens of thousands of Germans, that “free” content may come at a price: the Regensburg-based law firm Urmann and Colleagues, described by some as a “copyright trolls,” just sent them threatening letters demanding payment of €250 ($344) per each allegedly infringing clip viewed on Redtube.
Big Content trolls have issued bills to Germans who visited a porn website and streamed content. Like most copyright trolls, the a Swiss-based firm that owns the content hosted by porn site Redtube hopes that Germans will be too deeply shocked that it becomes known that they visited a porn site and just pay up before it gets to court.

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