PC Review examine the recent high profile case between MGM and Grokster - affecting any users that use P2P software. This concise article outlines the court case and explains how it affects the end user.
Whether we believe it is right or not, many of us have become accustomed to the fact that a large number people download copyrighted material regularly using Peer-to-Peer file-sharing software. As a result, the entertainment industry is losing billions of dollars in revenue, and is suffering from the infringements of many copyrights. Who should be held responsible for this? Is it the fault of the people who misuse the software, or is it perhaps the fault of the software distributors for allowing this to take place? The recent case of MGM Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd examined these issues. Read more at PC Review
The Legality of File Sharing - MGM vs Grokster
Posted on Tuesday, July 19 2005 @ 10:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck