MP3tunes Ruling A Boon For Cloud Services

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge's finding that online music storage service MP3tunes LLC is entitled to safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a blow to record labels and a significant win for companies like Google Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. that operate similar cloud services, attorneys say.

"This is unquestionably a high-impact case that has unquestionably caught the eye of the tech giants," James Sammataro of Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP said. "It's certainly a victory for all the other cloud-based services...
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