The US Supreme Court heard a case today which involves a lawsuit against Grokster and DreamCast brought by the RIAA and Hollywood (represented in Court by the MGM).
The point of law here is really inchoate offences: facilitating and preparing a crime. And the goal for the Hollywood industry would be to get a verdict against these networks for the crimes committed by some users (in fact, most of them according to the PEW Report).
The verdict is not to be seen before June.
Publié par Jean-Frédéric à 01:06