Scribd Sues over Free-Download Website

Scribd Sues over Free-Download Website


E-book subscription service Scribd has taken action over a website that allegedly allows users to download free pirated content. The case was filed at the US District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, on May 12. It alleged that the defendants, from Utah and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, run the website ‘’, which gives away free Scribd content and asks users to donate via PayPal.
Scribd sent a notice of infringement to the defendants on May 1, 2017. The claim added that Scribd received a response from the defendants on May 10 stating that “Scribd-Download was not being used to refer to Scribd’s services on, but rather as an acronym for “Speedy crazy randomly internet book & document download”.

Source: WIPR

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