EMI Wins Bid For Review In MP3Tunes Copyright Row

Law360, Los Angeles (May 14, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday partially granted EMI record labels' motion to reconsider a 2011 ruling that found that defunct music storage service MP3TunesLLC was protected by safe harbor laws, saying the decision relied on another ruling that was later reversed.

The decision comes three months after EMI argued that the Second Circuit's decision in Viacom International Inc. v. YouTube Inc. meant that courts have to look at whether service providers were willfully blind to infringement before granting Digital Millennium Copyright Act protection. The court in that case reversed a win for video-sharing site YouTube after finding that company...

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