File-Sharing Company Liable For Copyrights

Law360, New York (September 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that StreamCast Networks Inc. is liable for inducing copyright infringement through its online file-sharing software, granting a win to an army of plaintiffs, including some of the country’s biggest movie studios and record companies.

U.S. District Judge Stephen W. Wilson issued a 60-page order Wednesday granting summary judgment to the plaintiffs and denying StreamCast’s request for a continuance. The order could mark the end of a legal battle that’s raged since 2001 and made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.