All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Subpoena’

Comcast Defends Its Subscribers Against Copyright Trolls

People have a lot of bad things to say about ISPs, but we should give them credit when they do something pro-consumer. Remember when Verizon refused to comply with a subpoena that sought the identities behind IP addresses? That was pretty awesome and pro-consumer. Another major ISP has joined Verizon in protecting consumers’ identities. TorrentFreak reports that Comcast has requested …

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Twitter Defends User In Court Over Occupy Tweets

We reported last month on Malcolm Harris, a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and his attempt to have a tweet subpoena quashed. The judge in the case denied his motion saying that Tweets are not physical property and can therefore be obtained without a warrant. It was a disappointing ruling, but it made sense. We went on with …

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