June 15, 2009 Business, Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online
Internet service provider iiNet has been ordered by Australia’s Federal Court to hand over a sample of twenty customer records, to be used as evidence in a landmark copyright case.
At the close of the directions motions hearing today, both iiNet and film industry group AFACT (The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft) could lay claim to a victory.
The court also ordered iiNet to hand over the IP addresses and download history of twenty of iiNet’s customer accounts, scrubbed of personal identifiers, to be used as evidence in the case.
Steve Dalby, chief regulatory officer at iiNet told iTnews that AFACT was originally seeking in the order of 300-400 accounts.
Read more on iTnews.
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