Oct 052010
 October 5, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Josh Halliday reports:

BT has today been granted a stay of execution in its bid to challenge attempts of rights holders to obtain personal details about customers without convincing evidence of illicit file sharing.

Chief master Winegarten granted BT an adjournment to a court order brought by solicitors’ firm Gallant Macmillan, acting on behalf of the Ministry of Sound, which would have required the broadband provider to hand over the personal details of hundreds of its customers accused of sharing copyrighted content.

Read more in the Guardian.

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