Charter Wins Privacy Verdict

Hearn, Ted
January 2005
Multichannel News;1/17/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p48
Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for 8th Circuit on January 4, 2005 that Charter Communications Inc. was served with illegal subpoenas as part of an effort by the music industry to obtain the names of high-speed data subscribers suspected of illegally swapping songs over the Internet. Remarks from Charter spokesman David Andersen on the decision; Responsibility of the company in protecting private information of customers according to Andersen; Opposition of Jonathan Lamy, spokesman of the Recording Industry Association of America, on the ruling.


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