An anonymous reader writes "The Canadian federal court has released its much-anticipated decision
in Voltage Pictures v. Does, a case involving demands that TekSavvy,
a leading independent ISP, disclose the identities of roughly 2,000
subscribers alleged to have downloaded movies without authorization.
Michael Geist notes that the court was sensitive to the copyright troll concern, noting
that 'given the issues in play the answers require a delicate balancing of privacy rights versus the rights of copyright holders.
This is especially so in the context of modern day technology and
users of the Internet.' In order to strike the balance, the court
required full court approval of the content of any demand letters
and bold warnings that no court had found a recipient liable for any