Supremes Crack Down on File-Sharing

Hearn, Ted
July 2005
Multichannel News;7/4/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p7
Reports on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. versus Grokster case which stated that distributors of file-sharing software can be held indirectly liable for copyright infringement by the software's users in 2005. Facts of the case; Views of Justice David Souter on the case; Implication of the Grokster decision for legislation passed in the U.S. Congress against copyright infringement.


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