Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday December 02, 2015

Cox Willingly Failed To Disconnect Pirating Subscribers

It looks as though Cox has suffered another setback in its case against BMG Rights Management. District Court Judge Liam O’Grady ruled that Cox forfeited its DMCA safe harbor protections after failing to terminate the access of repeat copyright infringers.

District Court Judge Liam O'Grady has just issued a detailed memorandum explaining why Cox isn't entitled to a safe harbor defense. He ruled that Cox willingly failed to disconnect repeat or flagrant 'pirate' subscribers, a decision that could have an enormous impact on all U.S. Internet providers.