Judge Tosses LimeWire Antitrust Counterclaims

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has dismissed counterclaims brought by the operator of online file-sharing service LimeWire accusing a group of major record labels of colluding to stifle the development of new technology and to dominate the music industry.

Judge Gerard E. Lynch of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed the claims on Monday. He said that the “vast majority” of the claims made by Lime Group LLC, the operator of LimeWire, fail to allege a marektwide adverse effect on competition or do...
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