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19 December 2003

ISPs need not squeal

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has overturned a trial judge's ruling that Verizon must reveal the names of subscribers involved in file-swapping to the Recording Industry Association of America.

The idea that Verizon shares responsibility for the trading of files because at some point it may take place over their network, said the court, "borders on the silly."

Posted at 10:08 AM to Fileophile