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Old 11-17-2008, 09:24 AM
 
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A Harvard law professor has filed a lawsuit saying that the recording industry’s claim that downloading songs from the Internet is an infringement of copyright laws is unconstitutional.

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Old 11-17-2008, 09:47 AM
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The bigger question is whether the professor can get a Federal judge to agree.
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Old 11-17-2008, 11:24 AM
 
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You have to love the spin....as quoted from the linked to article:


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A Harvard law professor has filed a lawsuit arguing that the recording industry’s claim that downloading songs from the Internet is an infringement of copyright laws is unconstitutional.
However, the full article that's based on can be found here:

Full article here: Law professor fires back at song-swapping lawsuits (AP) by AP: Yahoo! Tech

The Professor's lawsuit is in regards to the way the RIAA enforces copyright through the courts to which I can agree. It doesn't have anything to do with the act of illegally downloading files you don't own.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:56 AM
 
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I was wondering, how is Kazaa different from, say, Limewire?
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