[News] MAFIAA Fights to Change the Law, Fights TPB, Gets Fought Against

[News] MAFIAA Fights to Change the Law, Fights TPB, Gets Fought Against

Post by Roy Schest » Sat, 23 May 2009 11:36:27

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Rewriting Canada's Copyright Law

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| At some point over the last 10 years, copyright became a *** topic. An issue
| that was once purely the domain of lawyers, politicians and record industry
| executives has seeped into the consciousness of everyday Canadians people
| who feel that something just isn't quite right about the way copyright works
| in this country.

http://www.yqcomputer.com/ +Decade

Big Content appeals Pirate Bay caseamages were too low

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| Movie and music lawyers in Sweden have appealed The Pirate Bay verdict, even
| though they won the case. More money (and a new legal charge) are behind the
| appeal. Meanwhile, The Pirate Bay claims that the new judge, the one who
| decided whether the first judge was biased, may be biased himself.


New Jammie Thomas Lawyers Vow to Put RIAA on Trial

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| A new team of lawyers representing accused music uploader Jammie Thomas said
| Wednesday they would defeat the Recording Industry Association of America on
| its own turf. Stay tuned for the upcoming do-over of the nation only music
| file sharing case to go to a jury.



War on Sharing: RIAA moves to block new FSF court brief

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| In response to our proposed revision of our amicus curiae brief in the
| Tenenbaum case, the RIAA is attempting to block our submission to the court,
| saying, "...FSF latest brief demonstrates even more strikingly the deep
| animus FSF and its counsel hold for Plaintiffs, their counsel, and the
| recording industry. Such a biased organization cannot properly assist the
| court in providing neutral information and analysis."


RIAA Brief Attacks Free Software Foundation

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| In their proposed response, the RIAA lawyers personally attacked The Free
| Software Foundation, Ray Beckerman (NewYorkCountryLawyer), and NYCL's
| blog, 'Recording Industry vs. The People'. The 9-page response (PDF) 4
| pages longer than the document to which it was responding termed the FSF an
| organization 'dedicated to eliminating restrictions on copying,
| redistribution, and modifying computer programs', and accused the FSF of
| having an 'open and virulent bias against copyrights' and 'blatant bias'
| against the record companies.


RIAA publicly humiliates judge Nancy Gertner

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| Hired RIAA attack lawyers Timothy Reynolds (Holme Roberts & Owen) and Daniel
| Cloherty (Dwyer & Collora) apparently think it perfectly acceptable to
| tell a judge to take a hike.

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