Sunday, January 24, 2010
Verizon Admits to Chopping Customers
While the RIAA announced back in December 2008 that it was partnering with ISPs and kicking individuals off the Internet for allegedly downloading unauthorized music, rather than initiating hundreds of lawsuits against such individuals, not a single ISP admitted to participating in the scheme. That is, not until this past week. Verizon has now acknowledged that it has, in fact, disconnected some of its customers, and plans to continue to do so in the future. Read more here.