No, an IP address is not a person

A recent sentence handed down by District Court Judge Harold Baker could help curb the wave of pay-up-or-else lawsuits routinely served against alleged file-sharers.

Europe starts giving policing power to ISPs

How would you feel if the company you pay to provide your Internet service was able to track your online activity and issue sanctions against you, without police intervention? That's what is increasingly happening in parts of Europe.

FTC shuts down 'rogue' ISP

The Federal Trade Commission has shut down an ISP that it says was  actively helping distribute spam, spyware and child pornography.