If you haven’t heard, Eircom is being sued in the High Court by 4 record companies (EMI, Universal, Warner Music and Sony BMG) for not preventing the download of copyrighted materials over its networks by its customers.
There have been a number of articles published about this:
- Eircom may face music in illegal files row (Irish Independent)
- Big four record labels sue Eircom (Silicon Republic)
- The Record Companies vs The ISP – in Ireland! (Lex Ferenda)
- IRMA v. Eircom – Why ISP filtering for the music industry is a bad idea (Digital Rights Ireland)
It should be interesting to see what happens to the cost of broadband in the country if the record companies succeed in their action…