Justice .vs. P2P : 1 – 0

The SABAM (Société Belge des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs) sent a press-release regarding a judgement against the Belgian ISP Tiscali (aka Scarlet).

The Brussels court gave reason to SABAM and will force Tiscali to block P2P traffic!

The Belgian Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (SABAM) has just
won an important legal battle within the context of the dispute that opposes
it to the Internet Service Provider (ISP) TISCALI, which has become SCARLET
EXTENDED Ltd. In its sentence of June 29, 2007, the Court of First Instance
of Brussels is demanding from the access provider that it adopts one of the
technical measures put forward by the expert in order to prevent Internet
users from illegally downloading SABAM~Rs musical repertoire via P2P
software. The sentence could set a precedent.

The complete press-release is available here.

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