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In Round 2, Jammie Thomas Jury Awards RIAA $1,920,000

Grampaw Willie Re:Well . . . (793 comments)

="My thoughts about this award is that it makes it quite clear that the average person posting on slashdot does not know anything about law."

yep. what should be clear to folks by now is that sharing files over the 'Net is not going to be excused as "private, non-commercial use". Sharing files on the net will be treated as copyright infringement: stare decisis: this matter is settled.

more than 5 years ago

Viacom Vs. YouTube, Beyond Privacy

Grampaw Willie Re:user-generated sites? (197 comments)

Viacom is, basically, trying to hold YouTube responsible for any videos on it that have Viacom-represented copyrights

not exactly

go back and read the article referenced in the lead post. Viacom is going after U-tube for contributory infringement, their argument being that U-tube is picking up readership and thus advertising revenue by winking at infringement. whether this is true or not will be up to the court to determine

more than 6 years ago


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