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Submission + - Judge allows subpoenas for Internet users (

crimeandpunishment writes: A federal judge has ruled that the company holding a movie copyright can subpoena the names of people who are accused of illegally downloading and distributing the film. The judge ruled that courts have maintained that once people convey subscriber information to their Internet service providers, they no longer have an expectation of privacy.
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Judge allows subpoenas for Internet users

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