ISP must reveal name of subscriber accused of “sharing hundreds of songs”

Go Verizon! This does not bode well for the consumer if they are finally forced to give.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that in “a victory for entertainment companies,” a federal judge has ordered Verizon to disclose the name of an Internet service subscriber accused of illicit online music filesharing. Verizon has so far refused to comply. Link to WSJ story, (subscription required) Link to Reuters story, Discuss.

UPDATE: Declan McCullagh has posted the court docs here (PDF), and his CNET news story is now online here.

[Boing Boing]

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