Controversial UK law firm ACS:Law has confirmed it will not be taking on any more business that involves sending letters to accused filesharers demanding they pay a settlement fee or be sued. In the ongoing court case involving 26 cases brought by the company on behalf of its rightsholder customers, ACS:Law founder Andrew Crossley confirms that “I have ceased my work.. I have been subject to criminal attack. My e-mails have been hacked. I have had death threats and bomb threats.” This may not be the end of the hassle for Crossley and his firm, however. Solicitors for some of the defendants are demanding “off the scale” damages, while ACS:Law could face action from its own industry regulators.

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