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Making Available in Copyright Law

A West Texas district court judge ruled that "making available" through Kazaa counts as distribution. This decision appears to be opposed to the recent reversal in the Jammie Thomas case.

Judge Rejects 'Making Available' Defense, Orders Teen File Sharer to Pay RIAA $7,400

(The text of the judges decision is linked to in the article.)

Wired Magazine's synopsis of the Jammie Thomas case is here, and has links to the rulings by the MN district court.

-- TheodoreSmith - 25 Oct 2008



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