Tuesday, June 21, 2005

ISPs told "Hand over names if you want to license our content"

Constitutional Code (Rik Lambers) has an interesting post illustrating the incentives facing ISPs asked to disclose customer names:
During a seminar on "online piracy" in the Netherlands last week a representative of Warner Home Entertainment made it clear that Internet Service Providers won't get movie content licensed, unless they provide the identifying information of their customers on demand.

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