Injunction Pulls Plug On Lime Wire File-Sharing Service

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Lime Wire LLC stopped distributing and supporting its file-sharing service on Tuesday after the federal judge in charge of a copyright case brought against Lime Wire by the recording industry signed off on a permanent injunction.

The consent injunction, signed by Judge Kimba M. Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, stems from an agreement between Lime Wire and the plaintiffs — a group that includes Warner Brothers Records Inc., Motown Records Inc. and Capitol Records Inc. — to resolve...
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