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Porn Studio Urges High Court To Tackle 1st DMCA Case

Law360 (August 23, 2018, 2:45 PM EDT) -- A pornography studio is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to tackle the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for the first time, telling the justices that federal courts are in "disarray" over the 20-year-old law.

Ventura Content Ltd., which was told in March that the DMCA barred the studio from suing a website that posted its movies without permission, filed a petition on Monday urging the justices to "bring balance" to a statute that has led to a "staggering dissonance" in copyright law since it was passed in 1998.

"Twenty years is enough, a well-developed internet exists, the courts are broken on the...

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