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Eircom can’t keep web surfers at Bay

22nd August, 2009

When is a High Court order not really a High Court order? When the party that it’s aimed at doesn’t object to the order being sought.

This is exactly what happened late last month, when the four biggest music publishing companies sought an order from the High Court directing Eircom to block internet access to the Pirate Bay website.

Not only did Eircom not contest the court application, it had already...

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