Judge in N.J. Finds Judgments Excessive

Haugsted, Linda
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/23/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p22
Looks at the U.S. District Court ruling on the anti-piracy efforts of Comcast Corp. Background of the case; Application of the federal anti-piracy law; Basis of the ruling of the court.


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