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New Ruling A Win Or Loss For RIAA?
Depends who you ask...
by Karl Bode 09:08AM Wednesday Apr 02 2008 Tipped by FFH See Profile
A federal judge in New York rejected the RIAA's claim that a Kazaa user who "made available" copyrighted material violated the law. According to the Judge, the RIAA "would have to demonstrate that unlawful copying actually took place," according to CNET. Some think this means the RIAA can't win a court case against you simply for making your P2P files available online -- they would need to show that an actual illegal copy was made. Techdirt meanwhile notes that things may not be quite so cut and dry, and this actually may be a win for the RIAA.


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