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Re: [dvd-discuss] RIAA Subpoena Process-Flaws
I'll be the skeptic on this one...
Even *if* the RIAA isn't careful enough to take time zones into account,
It would be quite detrimental to business for an ISP to give the RIAA
incorrect user information. I'd wager that ISP's are very careful about
reporting who had an IP address at a given point in time.
Also, the RIAA has been going after "big time" downloaders. Those types of
connections don't change IP addresses that often. Even if the records were
off by 2 hours, the probability that the wrong subscriber was identified
should be low.
Still, it's an interesting point that should be investigated to protect