Code Wars

Code Wars

10 Years of P2P Software Litigation

Rebecca Giblin

With reference to US, UK, Canadian and Australian secondary liability regimes, this insightful book develops a compelling new theory to explain why a decade of ostensibly successful litigation failed to reduce the number, variety or availability of P2P file sharing applications – and highlights ways the law might need to change if it is to have any meaningful effect in future.

Table of cases

Rebecca Giblin

Subjects: law - academic, intellectual property law

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A&M Records Inc v Internet Site Known As Fresh Kutz, 97-CV-1099H (JFS) (SD Cal, 1997) 13 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 2000 US Dist LEXIS 6243 (ND Cal, 2000) 35 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 114 F Supp 2d 896 (ND Cal, 2000) 14, 35–8, 39, 40, 42, 51, 66 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 2000 US App LEXIS 18688 (9th Cir, 2000) 15, 40, 53 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 239 F Supp 3d 1004 (9th Cir, 2001) 15, 40–42, 53, 55, 66, 71 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 2001 US Dist LEXIS 2186 42 A&M Records Inc v Napster Inc, 284 F 3d 1091 (9th Cir, 2002) 43 Adelaide Corporation v Australasian Performing Right Association Ltd, (1928) 40 CLR 481 116 Amstrad Consumer Electronics plc v The British Phonographic Industry Ltd, [1986] FSR 159 105, 107–108, 110, 119 Arista Records LLC v Lime Group LLC, 715 F Supp 2d 481 (SDNY, 2010) 88–9, 91–2, 93–7, 99, 102 x Arista Records LLC v Usenet.com Inc, 633 F Supp 2d 124, at 150 (SDNY, 2009) 90–91 Artists Music Inc v Reed Publishing Inc, 31 USPQ 2d 1623 (SDNY, 1994) 20, 21–22, 23, 24 Australasian Performing Right Association Ltd v Jain, (1990) 26 FCR 53 120 Australasian Performing Right Association Ltd v Metro on George Pty Ltd, (2004) 61 IPR 575 118, 120 Australian Tape Manufacturers Association Ltd v Commonwealth of...