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P2P plaintiffs to get just 28 Time Warner IPs each month

Ars Technica: "Suing tens of thousands of accused peer-to-peer movie file-swappers—it can be a lucrative business model, but it works well only when Internet service providers can turn huge lists of IP addresses into real names and addresses in a timely fashion. But what if a major ISP like Time Warner Cable only had to do 28 of these lookups a month? And might take three years to burn through its entire list?"

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romalias25027d ago

Are any of you tired ofhearing about thes huge conglomerate corperations sueing us the people for nothing more then downloading something that we never even would have seen to recommend to our friends if it weren't for the internet?

do you think they are insane trying to squeeze juice from a turnip? The beauty is that in all reality we the people hold the power if unified they want to sue 1,000 or more people at a time seperately and hope they all take a settlement offer.

Here is what I propose instead of accepting a plea bargain, we should find a good class action lawsuit attorney. While they are fighting 1,000 individual cases we can slap a class action lawsuit against these agencies for a variety of things, from slander, to invasion of privacy, false advertising, and entrapment.

Our combined power would thwart any further attempts of collecting off unsuspecting civilians in the future. I don't know about you, but it just burns me up every time I hear about some thousand people getting sued, for nothing more then downloading IP that was leaked by the company suing them for it!

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Millions of Time Warner Cable Customer Records Exposed in Third-Party Data Leak

Roughly four million records containing the personal details of Time Warner Cable (TWC) customers were discovered stored on an Amazon server without a password late last month.

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New York Sues Over Slow Internet Speeds: 'Time Warner Cable Has Been Ripping You Off'

Today, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit accusing Charter’s subsidiary, Spectrum, of lying to customers about the internet speeds it advertised and the reliability of its network.

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AT&T Says It Can Take Easier Route to Time Warner Purchase

AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. said they can avoid having the Federal Communications Commission scrutinize their proposed merger, eliminating a significant hurdle in the path of the $85.4 billion deal that’s attracted criticism from President-elect Donald J. Trump.

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