Ecatel Gets Their Ass Handed To Them In Court
November 1st court decision. Ecatel gets hit with some hefty fines.
rough English translation:
The judge in The Hague ruled on November 1 that hosting provider Ecatel not acted promptly after notification to block.'s IP address illegal sites illegal One of the sites was after temporarily elsewhere to find again come back to the same IP address at Ecatel, shelter that is inconsistent with Ecatel's assertion that a recurring site gets a different IP address automatically.
The hosting provider should the two sites within 24 hours block on pain of a fine of EUR 2,500 and EUR 1,000 per violation per day (part) that the continuing violation up to a maximum of EUR 250,000.
Also, the hosting provider to pay the full costs, which are estimated on the basis of a simple IE interim measures indicated amount of EUR 6,000 by the court.
Longer Dutch article: http://www.ie-forum.nl/?//Hosting+provider+handelt+onrechtmatig+door+IP-adres+van+steeds+terugkerende+ebooks+inbreukmaker+niet+te+blokkeren////32079/