Monday, December 22, 2003

RIAA has had a rough bunch of decisions around the world :
Other officials have also recently ruled in opposition to the RIAA. A Dutch court ruled last week in favor of leading download software program, Kazaa, saying its owners aren't liable for the actions of its users. The week before, the Canadian government ruled that downloading unauthorized online music was legal - but sharing it was not. The decisions make it harder to close pirate sites. About 50% of online trading of music is done outside the USA, says Eric Garland of Internet tracker BigChampagne
(from USA Today, via Yahoo News).

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