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Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Verizon Appeal

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Posted by elliot on Oct 13, 2004 - 06:21 AM

In December, 2003, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned an earlier lower-court ruling allowing the RIAA et al. to use a provision in the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 to subpoena the names of suspected P2P file sharers from Verizon, an ISP. Read that decision here [1].

On Tuesday, October 12, 2004, the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal, letting the appellate decsision stand.

Read the article at Wired News [2].

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  [1] http://www.epic.org/privacy/copyright/verizon/dc-cir-op.pdf
  [2] http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,65321,00.html