Sky blocks Newzbin, important legal and technical questions need answering

Clive D.W. Feather clive at
Thu Dec 15 17:12:03 GMT 2011

James Firth said:
> The problem I'm hearing (second hand) is lack of knowledge of specific
> technical issues on all sides - counsels and the judiciary.  The "truth"
> cannot be established without hearings and calling expert witnesses.  The
> net result is that assertions made by the applicants risk going unchallenged
> (for fear of costs).

Hmm. This is an area that ISPA should be leading on.

> Good point on public disclosure of the blocking list.

Not my point, but I agree it was a good one.

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