Re: "because he has been politely asked to investigate"
Yeah. It is not his job to spy on and narc out his customers. He has plainly stated the terms and that is the end of his responsibility. He is providing a *pipeline* into the communications network and *so are his customers*. If the police have *probable cause* then they can go after the ones *allegedly* infringing copyright.
Criminals use the phone system, the electric grid, the highways. Are we to start shutting all of this down and illegally searching people because we suspect wrong doing?
The perps ultimately behind all of this in the United States have already locked up 2 million of their own citizens, many of them for victimless crimes and many entirely innocent. Meantime, the real criminals are accepting awards:
Here's a nice quote from that article:
Van Montagu said he hoped "that this recognition will pave the way for Europe to embrace the benefits of this technology, an essential condition for global acceptance of transgenic plants."
Most of the main players in our society are corrupt beyond redemption. Meantime, the police forces that should be protecting us from them are going after women and children for accessing information they have been forbidden to look at.