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I cannot tell you what you should do as I am not your lawyer. But I would not pay if it were me.
The law is that right now these companies cannot find you. They only have your IP address and Bell cannot and will not provide your contact information.
So this is really an empty threat and thousands of these letters are being sent out regularly.
I don't know anyone who is paying.
And if they sued they would have to prove why $150 is appropriate and show that is how much they lost in damages and that is simply not true and they won't be able to prove it.
I have received several of these letters thanks to my kids and I've ignored them all to be honest.
I am not able to speak to you on the telephone. I know the site offers this service but it is based in the US. In Canada the rules of my law society prohibit me from speaking to you on the phone as you are not my client.
The email came through now.
This is similar to the several I got. I ignored them but not until I did a lot of research.
Since that time I have received many questions about this issue on this site and no one is paying and no one has heard another word about this.
They cannot make up numbers and expect that is OK.
To pay to rent the film is a few dollars so they are talking nonsense but they scare some into paying.
Some of the companies just ask us to stop and delete the film and that I can respect.
You are very welcome.