Dan Campana reports on a case where an ISP fought its own customer’s attempt to block them from revealing her identity information:
A Naperville woman’s attempt to keep her Internet identity private proved to be short lived in DuPage County court.
Iris Tam had filed an “emergency” request in late 2010 asking a judge to block Internet provider Wide Open West, known as WOW!, from divulging personal information to Los Angeles-based Voltage Pictures, which is suing thousands of “John Doe” defendants in a copyright infringement case involving illegal downloads of the Academy Award-winning film The Hurt Locker.
A judge recently threw out the case after attorneys for WOW! argued Tam’s paperwork was “woefully inadequate.”
Read more on Naperville Patch.
So who’s side is the ISP on, anyway?