Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 7th Nov 2009 11:22 UTC
Legal Every now and then you come across these news items that make just too much sense to be true. Earlier this year, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry threatened Norway's largest ISP, Telenor: block access to The Pirate Bay within 14 days, or face legal action. Telenor refused to comply - so it went to court. In what can only be seen as a major victory, the judge sided with Telenor.
Thread beginning with comment 393426
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Sounds like frivolous litigation to me.
by shykid on Sat 7th Nov 2009 19:17 UTC
Member since:

Seriously, what kind of legal reasoning did this federation use to arrive at the conclusion they could win such a lawsuit?

IANAL, but in the states, I'm pretty sure such a lawsuit would be laughed out of court and have "frivolous litigation" written all over it.

Edited 2009-11-07 19:27 UTC

Reply Score: 2