[LINK] More about iiNet suit - legal opinion on their side it seems

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Nov 26 04:19:06 AEDT 2008

Rick Welykochy wrote:
> Jan Whitaker wrote:
>> [What is Exetel doing bad-mouthing iiNet? Sour grapes perhaps?]
>> http://www.theage.com.au/news/technology/biztech/pirate-downloads-instant-cutoff-alert/2008/11/24/1227491443731.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1
> This?
> "Unlike iiNet, Exetel forwards infringement complaints from the movie
>   industry to its customers. Linton said iiNet brought the legal action
>   on itself by failing to play ball."
> The first sentence is a statement of fact. The second is an opinion.
> I think Exetel is counting its lucky stars, at the moment.

So, they forward infringement notices. That seems fair enough. Do they 
disclose private information like the customer's name and address to the 
rights holders? That sort of thing should take a court order to get.


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