CA Ruling On Electronic Discovery Draws Fire

Law360, New York (June 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California court’s ruling in a copyright infringement case brought by six motion picture studios that would require Internet search engines to follow more expansive electronic discovery rules has triggered objections from public interest groups.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Center for Democracy and Technology called for the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Friday to overturn the “dangerous” ruling that would force Internet search engines to store logs of its customers’ activities in order to meet discovery rules.

The court handed...
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