Mar 042011
 
 March 4, 2011  Court, Online

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?

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