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Illinois Supreme Court Rejected Porn Site Owner’s Request

Lightspeed Media owns number of pornographic website. They filed a case on Illinois Supreme Court to reveal all the users’ details who allegedly accessed their site without paying. But Supreme Court rejected their request. Now they can’t force ISPs to unmask their users details. Keep reading for more clear idea.

Lightspeed Media claims thousand of US citizen accessed their site without paying. Those user used login details which they gained from some closed forum. So Lightspeed Media claims all the user are part of a hacking group, and they all together hacked into their website. Accessing unauthorized content is obviously crime. But interesting issue is Lightspeed Media did not file for copyright violation claim neither they tried to file law suit against all the users. They filed a case for court to order ISPs to reveal all those users details. And from the beginning ISPs like AT&T and Verizon decided to fight for their users right. Now the Supreme Court also ruled against Lightspeed Media’s request.

Actually this is not the only case. For some time we are seeing company’s try to get user details from ISPs for several claims. And actually company plans to send individual notice to all user if they got details. They usually send threat to users about an expensive and embarrassing lawsuit, so they could get settlement money from as many of the targets as possible.

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Details: arstechnica

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