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Company Overview of Rightscorp, Inc.

Company Overview

Rightscorp, Inc. operates as a technology company that has a patent-pending proprietary method for collecting payments from illegal downloaders of copyrighted content through notifications sent to their Internet service providers (ISP’s). The company’s technology system monitors peer-to-peer file sharing networks and sends through email to ISP’s notifications of copyright infringement by the ISPs’ customers with date, time, copyright title, and other specific technology identifiers worldwide. It primarily serves copyright holders. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

3100 Donald Douglas Loop North

Santa Monica, CA 90405

United States

Founded in 2010

8 Employees



Key Executives for Rightscorp, Inc.

Chairman, CEO & CFO
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: $71.7K
President & Director
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $121.0K
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $66.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Rightscorp, Inc. Key Developments

Rightscorp Signs Agreement with China's CNLive Culture Media to Monitor Chinese Content in the U.S. against Copyright Infringement

Rightscorp announced that it has secured an agreement with CNLive Culture Media, Inc. that distributes content over mobile devices in the People's Republic of China. CNLive is one of only seven entities licensed by the government to distribute content over mobile devices in the People's Republic of China. This agreement will provide Rightscorp the right to track, enforce, and monetize any of CNLive's programming content being illegally distributed on peer-to-peer platforms within the U.S. The deal comes a week after Rightscorp announced its engagement of Chinese entrepreneur Mr. Vincent Yen to help expand its copyright infringement protection services internationally. CNLive holds the license to distribute content via mobile and IP-enabled devices nationwide. The main enterprise of CNLive is the distribution of content to internet-connected mobile devices.

Rightscorp, Inc. Auditor Raises 'Going Concern' Doubt

Rightscorp, Inc. filed its 10-K on Apr 14, 2017 for the period ending Dec 31, 2016. In this report its auditor, Weinberg & Company, P.A., gave an unqualified opinion expressing doubt that the company can continue as a going concern.

Rightscorp, Inc. announced delayed annual 10-K filing

On 03/31/2017, Rightscorp, Inc. announced that they will be unable to file their next 10-K by the deadline required by the SEC.

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