Big Cable fed up with endless P2P porn subpoenas

Tagged: cable, Lawsuit, Off Topic, Peer-to-Peer, Entertainment, Technology
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 28 weeks ago

"The big ISPs, especially Comcast and Time Warner Cable, have intervened for months in massive file-sharing lawsuits, telling judges that they simply can't drop all of their activity for law enforcement in order to spend weeks doing IP address lookups on behalf of pornographers. And, when the ISPs get the chance to make their arguments before judges, they routinely go beyond complaints about the workload and challenge the very basis of the mass lawsuits.

One recent case serves as a good example. Last November, the large New York law firm of Foley & Lardner jumped into the P2P game, filing John Doe lawsuits on behalf of films like Anal Fanatic. A judge granted expedited discovery and subpoenas went out to ISPs—but the ISPs objected..."

 

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dglenn247
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This doesnt give any graphic information. It does not link to any porn sites. Im not sure why you are objecting to this in the news section. If a person, be it man, woman, or child wishes to find porn, it will happen. Regardless of a news story about it.

d3uS2029
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Not like i care... but i dont think this should be on the news section. There are teenagers who are part of this forum.

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