Judge Seeks More Info As File-Sharing Feud Heats

Law360, New York (July 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a move that may foreshadow a bumpy road ahead for StreamCast Networks Inc., a federal judge is asking for additional information before he rules on whether the closely watched copyright battle between the peer-to-peer file-sharing company and the entertainment industry will be sent to a jury.

U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson ordered StreamCast and the group of movie companies and music publishers Wednesday to submit briefs on several unresolved issues by July 26, but cautioned the parties that the request was not “an invitation...
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