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picking and choosing
of course they are going to go along with the movie and tv studios.... that's their revenue. porn e-books music? meh not so much. so they can say f-you to some and get some good pr after they already helped the studios they want/need to save face with
Fort Wayne, IN
said by boogi man:I bet if USCG came back and wanted 25k, 50k, 100k records for another Hollywood studio that they would get the same push back. When ISPs were first getting the bulk requests, ISPs didn't have the supporting evidence that the requestors were just using the ISPs and the court subpoenas for shaking down users with no intentions of really going after those that ignore or fight back. Now that they have some history to show that they and the courts are being used, I bet you see more articles like this.
of course they are going to go along with the movie and tv studios....
ISPs couldn't care less about your information and privacy. They are concerned about making money, reducing/eliminating expenditures that aren't going to make them money, and their image that impacts how much money it makes them.