"Thousands of swedes who are accused of file sharing is needed on the money of the Danish law firm Njord Law Firm. The national consumer agency have in recent days received numerous calls from persons who received collection letters sent home."
"– Obviously very many bewildered and frightened, " says Gustav Sandgren at the Swedish Consumer agency."
"Pay 4 500 sek, or be brought to justice. So reads the requirement from the Danish law firm Njord Law Firm, which in the last few days sent out thousands of dunning letters to the swedes, who are alleged to have indulged in illegal file sharing."
" We have sent out a few thousand letters, but we've got the right to information on many more ip addresses as we are waiting to receive from the telecom operators. So there will be more, " says Jeppe Brogaard Clausen, who is a lawyer in the firm, to the idg.see."
"Njord Law Firm, representing several international film companies, received in the spring of the right to personal information to a large number of Swedish IP addresses suspected of illegal file sharing. "
"The first kravbreven be directed to the persons who are alleged to have fildelat film Cell, either via torrentsajter or streamningtjänster like Popcorn Time. And according to Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is thus more demands to wait."
"– It will requirements of many different films, scandinavian films and international film producers. It is a long range of movie titles from different producers, " he says."
"Christopher, who do not want to set up with the surname, is one of those who received the letter."
"– I have streamed films in the past, but certainly not this movie. It must be a skrämselbrev, " he says."
"He has not yet decided what he should do, and have contacted the national Consumer agency for advice. They have in recent days received more than 30 calls from concerned swedes."
"– It is relatively very. Obviously very many bewildered and frightened, " says Gustav Sandgren, programme officer at the Swedish Consumer agency."
"Their advice is to dispute the requirements, if you do not believe that the man is guilty as alleged in the letters."
"– You always have the right to seek remedies in court. You should not feel intimidated or forced to pay, " says Gustav Sandgren."
"the Norwegian equivalent to the Swedish Consumer agency, Forbrukerrådet, has previously called Njord Law Firm mailings in Norway for ”threats”, and called on those who received the letters, neither the answer or pay."
"this invitation does not match the Consumer."
"– What it comes to the payment request, it would be good to challenge the written. We believe that it is a basic rule in Sweden to dispute if you disagree with a requirement, " says Gustav Sandgren."