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TMG sues 'hacker' of P2P pirates' IP addresses

Friday 20 May 2011 | 10:43 CET | News
French IT services provider Trident Media Guard has taken legal action to prosecute the person who boasted that he or she had found a security flaw in one of its servers containing the IP addresses of internet users who engage in illicit P2P downloads. TMG CEO Alain Guislain confirmed to Ouest France newspaper that civil servants from France's data protection agency, Cnil, were at his company's offices in Saint-Sebastien-sur-Loire, near Nantes, to evaluate the security breach. He added that the business he formed in 2006 was the only one enabled by Cnil to provide this service to France's

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Cnil / Hadopi / TMG
Countries: France
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