Jonathan Fildes reports:
BT is seeking a moratorium on legal applications to obtain details of its customers who are alleged to have illegally shared files online.
The firm outlined its stance following a high-profile data breach at London law firm ACS:Law last week.
The leak saw thousands of customers’ details from various ISPs – including BT-owned PlusNet – published online.
BT said that it wanted a temporary halt on all new and existing applications until a “test case” could be heard.
It was originally to be heard today but was adjourned until 11 January 2011 following a hearing at London’s High Court.
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