Verizon to appeal in music download ID case

By Derek Sooman on January 22, 2003, 4:52 PM
In a follow up to the news post yesterday, The Register have posted a story here, confirming that Verizon are to appeal in the music download ID case.

Verizon has condemned the ruling claiming that it will have a "chilling effect on private communications".

In a statement Sarah B Deutsch, VP and associate general counsel for Verizon said: "The court's decision has troubling ramifications for consumers, service providers and the growth of the Internet.

"It opens the door for anyone who makes a mere allegation of copyright infringement to gain complete access to private subscriber information without the due process protections afforded by the courts."


More here.

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