Government Wants To Continue Easy, Silent Access To ISP Records

from the must-comply dept

While the courts have found that groups like the RIAA can’t have easy access to ISP records, there are still questions about how much access the government should have. An earlier court found that the government had no right to conduct “secret” searches of ISP records, but the government is now appealing the decision, saying, of course that they need such information for “national security concerns.” The counter-claim, from the ACLU, is that ISPs should at least have the right to fight the order if they feel it’s inappropriate.


Add Your Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here

Comment Options:

Make this the or (get credits or sign in to see balance) what's this?

What's this?

Techdirt community members with Techdirt Credits can spotlight a comment as either the "First Word" or "Last Word" on a particular comment thread. Credits can be purchased at the Techdirt Insider Shop »

Follow Techdirt

Techdirt Daily Newsletter

Techdirt Deals
Techdirt Insider Discord
The latest chatter on the Techdirt Insider Discord channel...
Loading...