Japanese court orders ISP to reveal file-leaker’s ID

From Daily Yomiuri Online:

The Tokyo District Court has ordered an Internet service provider to reveal the name and address of a person who used file-swapping software to spread leaked private information on the Internet of about 110,000 Kanagawa prefectural high school students in fiscal 2006, it has been learned.

IBM Japan Ltd., which had filed for a provisional injunction against the prefectural board of education and the Internet service provider seeking the offender’s name and address, announced the decision Friday. The decision was dated Feb. 26.

Read more about the case and breach here.

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