Should ISPs Be Compelled To Hand Over Customer Data? In Steve and Ben’s new episode of SciTech Culture they discuss the landmark ruling by the Federal Court that will allow the owners of the film Dallas Buyers Club to send letters to individuals who have illegally downloaded their movie. Watch below:
Should ISPs be compelled to hand over their users’ data in order to prevent copyright infringement in the case of illegal download of movies and television shows? Should media companies be allowed to pursue individuals over the illegal download of content? And what is speculative invoicing? Steve and Ben discuss the wider implications of the landmark ruling by the Federal Court that will allow the owners of the film Dallas Buyers Club to send letters to individuals they have identified as having illegally downloaded their movie and thus infringing their copyright, or stealing the film.
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