European Data Protection Digest

ISP Stands up for Torrent Site Owner's Privacy

DATA RETENTION—SWEDEN

January 22, 2010

The Swedish ISP TeliaSonera is refusing to comply with a court ruling ordering the company to hand over information identifying the owner of SweTorrents, according to the TorrentFreak blog. The company has appealed the decision, arguing that the verdict is in violation of the European data retention directive and claiming that SweTorrents doesn't host any copyrighted files.
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