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Second Circuit Rules Anonymity of Internet Users Not Protected by First Amendment

Thanks to Eric Bukstein in the Hogan Lovells privacy group for providing this report. On May 3, 2010, in Arista Records v. Doe 3, a Second Circuit panel issued an opinion finding that an Internet user’s right to remain anonymous is not sufficient to prevent an ISP from revealing his identity in a copyright infringement dispute. The court held […]