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Friday, January 13, 2006

2005 Year in Review: Legal Actions

Legal developments concerning DRM-related issues in 2005 were dominated by the US Supreme Court's decision in MGM v. Grokster, which the court rendered at the end of June. In this decision, the justices came down unanimously in favor of the media industry and effectively against not only the codefendants, Grokster and Streamcast (developers of Morpheus peer-to-peer software), but their P2P brethren as well.

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