This lawsuit should be overthrown until govt builds a proper firewall on consumer information when a foreign company requests for this data, especially from Troll lawyers.
Its time to reset this law for a later date in 2013, Canadians have been warned and this alone should help the Film\Music\Media industry from further erosion on sales on growth.
There are no assurances that you will not be charged and arrested when you cross over to the USA.
These lawyers can easily find gaping holes and opportunities which will slaughter Canadians like lambs when they cross over the border. The Bail Bond itself will be equivalent to a house mortgage, since there is risk of you not returning to the states.
The punitive damage is quite excessive which includes possibly jail time when you compare it to Canada and other nations.
In 2013, you will read new stories on Dad going to jail, when going to Disney Land with wife and kids, in the states due his children downloading habits.
The Federal and States laws do not necessary correlated with each other. For example, people that grow medical marijuana in a state where its legal are thrown in jail and sentence by the Federal government [»petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitio ··· tWfvFg.]
The ISP should pass the information to a Canadian Privacy agency for them to submit the notice and legal action in behalf of the legal firm to protect the identity of individual from being prosecuted in a foreign land, especially for a 1st offense.