For the second time in two years, a federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by a former Boston University graduate student to escape paying $675,000 for illegally downloading 30 copyrighted songs.Read More »
Due process limited the copyright infringement damages that could be awarded against a music downloader to three times the statutory minimum, a U.S. District Court in Minnesota has ruled in reducing a $1.5 million jury verdict to $54,000.Read More »
A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that LimeWire, the popular file-sharing service, was liable for copyright infringement, the latest in a growing list of decisions against services that allow users to easily distribute music and videos around the Internet at ...Read More »
Does 17 U.S.C. §411(a) restrict the subject matter jurisdiction of the federal courts over copyright infringement actions? U.S. Supreme Court. Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick, No. 08-203. Certiorari granted March 2, 2009. Ruling below: 509 F.3d 116 (2nd Cir. 2007).
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