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Friday, August 18, 2006

RIAA Sues LimeWire

The music industry last Friday filed suit against file-sharing operator LimeWire, charging large-scale copyright infringement. The RIAA, which facilitated the suit, took this action a year after having sent several P2P operators cease-and-desist letters in the wake of the US Supreme Court's Grokster decision, which rendered technologies and services culpable for copyright infringement if their business models depend on it.