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Owner of ROM site represents himself in court, gets obliterated

Owner of ROM site represents himself in court, gets obliterated

Facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit from one of the biggest gaming companies in the world, plucky Los Angeles resident Matthew Storman decided it would be a good idea to represent himself. The results… were predictable.

Storman owned and operated a site called RomUniverse until summer 2020, when it was shut down following a lawsuit from Nintendo—which owned many of the ROMs being hosted—claiming mass copyright infringement. Storman wasn’t just hosting the content, but directly profiting from it by offering premium memberships that allowed unlimited downloads (thanks, TorrentFreak).

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