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A digital rights company has won a partial victory that could see O2 forced to reveal the details of subscribers accused of copyright infringement.

A High Court in London ruled that Golden Eye International and adult entertainment company Ben Dover could proceed with a so-called “Norwich Pharmacal Order”, seeking the subscriber details of more than 9,000 O2 broadband customers they believe have downloaded copyright material.

However, the judge in charge of the case laid down guidelines on how the companies could pursue the case in a bid to prevent the legal action from mirroring the widely discredited practice of speculative invoicing, where copyright owners demand payment to avoid court action.

The judge also turned down the option for 12 other companies to proceed with action against end users.

Read more: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/373771/porn-company-free-to-pursue-o2-users-for-file-sharing
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Re: Porn company free to pursue O2 users for file-sharing
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 08:37 »
Remind me, Simon, who's your mobile carrier?  :devil:
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Re: Porn company free to pursue O2 users for file-sharing
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 10:27 »
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Re: Porn company free to pursue O2 users for file-sharing
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2012, 11:27 »
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