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Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Friends Like These

Let's hope the clerks are keeping their optometric prescriptions current: at least 28 amicus briefs in Grokster so far, 19 supporting the petitioners (MGM, etc.), including (oh, the irony) one (PDF) filed by Napster and others who assert that if the decision stands "they all must continue to operate under the impossible market condition of competing with Respondents' illegal black market services." The respondents' (StreamCast, Grokster) briefs and a whole new round of supporting amicus briefs are due March 1.

Bonus link, Copyfight, Time Out for the U.S. Solicitor General?"

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