Using The 'Making Available' Argument For Copyright
September 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT
Law360 (September 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Let’s say someone was held liable for copyright infringement because he left his copy of Wham!’s “Make It Big” CD on a table where another person picked it up, put it into a computer and copied it. Does that make any sense? In essence, this is the argument that record labels are making against individuals who have made songs available through file sharing programs such as Napster, KaZaA and Grokster.
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