[ILUG] Eircom surrenders
watty at eircom.net
Fri Jan 30 19:16:43 GMT 2009
> Just reading another article on the same site
> /“We won’t reveal the identities of the users, but we will contact
> them and if they fail to comply we will follow the process agreed
> with the music industry. Currently the industry pursues these
> individuals in the court. We will now begin a three-step process
> that will begin with the issuing of a warning./
> So if Eircom are not revealing the identites, and just disconnecting
> the user, the following comes to mind.
> How are the industry going to pursue this in court if the details of
> the users are not being released ?
The industry won't if this is implemented.
In the past they got a court order, then the ISP has to hand over name &
Happens all the time
> Whats to stop disconnected people from signing up with another ISP
> after disconnection?
In short term, nothing.
Longer term all the ISPs will sign up.
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