Canadian Biz Seeking User IDs From ISPs

The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA) has filed motions in federal court to require five Canadian Internet service providers to disclose the identities of large-scale pirates who the organizati

The Canadian Recording Industry Assn. (CRIA) has filed motions in federal court to require five Canadian Internet service providers to disclose the identities of large-scale pirates who the organization claims are illegally distributing music files over public networks.

The ISPs involved are Bell/Sympatico, Rogers Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., Telus Corp. and Videotron Telecom Ltd.

CRIA announced in December that it was preparing to take legal action against those who upload music files without authorization.

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