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30,000 UK ISP Users Face Threat Letters For Suspected Illegal File Sharing 218

Posted by timothy
from the my-god-it's-full-of-laws dept.
Mark.JUK writes with this excerpt from ISP Review: "Solicitors at ACS:Law have been granted approval by the Royal Courts of Justice in London to demand the private personal details of some 30,000 customers suspected of involvement with illegal file sharing from UK broadband ISPs. The customers concerned are 'suspected' of illegally file sharing (P2P) approximately 291 movie titles, they now face threatening demands for money (settlement) or risk the prospect of court action. It's noted that 25,000 of the IP addresses that have been collected belong to BT users."
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30,000 UK ISP Users Face Threat Letters For Suspected Illegal File Sharing

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