Beware: a very bad precedent set
peter.hicks at poggs.co.uk
Mon Aug 31 17:41:58 CDT 2009
Bret Clark wrote:
> How does this stuff ever make it to court??? Why is it an ISP is
> responsible for policing it's customers? I'm constantly getting called
> up from scammers trying to offering me bogus warranty insurance for cars
> I don't own...does that mean I can sue Verizon because they are letting
> scammers use their network?
> It doesn't mention anything in the article,. but I'm wondering if the
> ISP received a court order to shut down the customer and ignored it,
> then I can see why the ISP lost the case.
There's a world of difference between proactive policing and acting
reactively on receipt of notice that your customers are doing specific
badness... or not.
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