Supreme Court Crushes P2P...
For those of you that avoid radio, TV, and most websites, the Supreme Court delivered its ruling in MGM vs. Grokster:
"judges voted unanimously that software companies will be held liable when consumers use the service to illegally download music and movies, overturning an earlier ruling that sheltered peer-to-peer services from legal action.".
This is what you might call a 'big win' for the record companies an movie studios if you didn't realize that a)Bittorrent's kinda hard to crush and b) it's kinda hard to stop offshore companies from picking up the P2P slack. Should be intersting to see what happens to Grokster et al after this.
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