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U.S. Marshals Nab Bountiful Booty From Notorious Gay-Porn DVD Pirate

Justice came for David Aldorf, the notorious ne’er-do-well behind Media West Entertainment, a pirate-DVD operation that’s been selling thousands of copies of releases from major gay-porn studios like Bel Ami, Falcon, Jocks, Raging Stallion, Treasure Island and Chaos Men.

U.S. marshals raided Aldorf’s Palm Springs home and warehouse on Thursday morning after a $5 million judgment was rendered against Aldorf’s pirating operation in favor of Bel Ami and CockyBoys.

Aldorf must have brass balls because he was still replicating and mailing out bootlegs even after the judgment, “essentially giving away for free top-selling titles from BelAmi and CockyBoys, amongst others, in order to sell his other product,” a press release about the raid states.

“The raid proved it was much worse than we thought—in addition to thousands of copies of the 33 titles listed in the seizure order, thousands more copies from other well-known studios were discovered,” said attorney D. Gill Sperlein, who was representing both Bel Ami and CockyBoys’ parent company, Media Partners. “People like David Aldorf [have been] going unchecked for years while making money on the back of hardworking producers and single-handedly helping to kill off the DVD business as we know it. ”

In perhaps a bit of divine retribution, Aldorf wasn’t actually present when the raid was conducted—he was in the hospital with kidney stones.

Ouch!

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Oct 19, 2012
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  • 6 Comments
    • Spike
      Spike

      “People like David Aldorf [have been] going unchecked for years while making money on the back of hardworking producers and single-handedly helping to kill off the DVD business as we know it. ”

      Funny only the mention of hard working producers and no mention to the hard working boyys that fuck each other in the vids.

      As for DVD business, people still by DVDs? Hasn’t anyone heard of streaming?

      Oct 19, 2012 at 5:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JosephHill
      JosephHill

      @Spike:

      AMEN, Spike. We 99%-ers seem to fall below the radar of our “masters”.

      Oct 19, 2012 at 7:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99
      Stache99

      Oh noes. A duchbag leaching off other leaching duchbags. What’s the world coming to.

      Oct 19, 2012 at 7:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Guillermo3
      Guillermo3

      But have a heart,guys! I hope the marshals enjoyed watching all
      those films they seized!

      Oct 20, 2012 at 12:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bob LaBlah
      Bob LaBlah

      I can’t believe people still PAY to watch porn, let alone buy a dvd. There are so many free gay porn sites catering to all fetishes (twink, thug, water sports……you name it)and ABSOLUTELY free to the viewer.

      The shame is it’s the same stuff that porn studios expect you to pay for. As a matter of fact, it IS the stuff made by studios that people do acquire somehow and then post it on the free porn sites. I thank ALL who cared enough for us “poor gay folks” who can’t afford those rediculous pay-per-minute rates.

      Oct 20, 2012 at 8:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BlogZilla
      BlogZilla

      @Bob LaBlah, I was thinking the same thing. Who pays for porn these days? And who buys porn DVDs. Most people these days just want access to media, they don’t want to own it. This includes conventional movies and music.

      I thought people stopped buying hard copies of porn DVDs around 2005 or earlier, ever since file sharing technology was born.

      On the internet I see ads for scenes of porn videos or whole porn videos I’ve already seen.

      Oct 21, 2012 at 5:34 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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