by Mike Masnick
Wed, Apr 20th 2011 7:44am
With New Zealand rushing through their new three strikes copyright law to kick people off the internet based on accusations (not convictions) of online copyright infringement, some businesses are apparently noting that the law makes no distinctions on business and personal accounts, and any business with open WiFi may suddenly become liable for actions of their users. In other words, the many businesses that offer free and open WiFi to attract customers may have to turn it off to avoid losing all internet access.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Corruption Watch: State Attorneys General Line Up Behind Jim Hood, Support Power To Attack Enemies Of Big Corporate Donors
- Company Sends Bogus Copyright Takedown Over Hacking Team Docs
- Kenya's Ingenious Solution To Cybercrime: Register Every Wi-Fi User And Device With The Government
- UK Publishers Don't See Why Anyone's Complaining About Copyright Law
- New Zealand Parliament Overwhelmingly Decides Free Speech Must Take A Backseat To Cyberbullying Concerns