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Brein obtains court order for details on Usenet uploaders

Friday 24 June 2016 | 08:37 CET | News
The Dutch anti-piracy group Stichting Brein has obtained the personal details of two people suspected of illegally uploading e-books through Usenet providers. A court in Haarlem awarded the preliminary ruling, ordering the Usenet providers Eweka and Usenetter to supply the name, address, payment details and IP address of the suspects or face fines. The judge said there was no less invasive way to resolve the alleged copyright violation. The amount of books involved - over 2,000 - also factored in the decision to weigh on the side of copyright over privacy. Brein said it was pleased with the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Stichting Brein
Countries: Netherlands
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