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Harvard Professor Challenges RIAA Anti-Piracy Campaign

Nov 06, 2008, 16:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jaikumar Vijayan)

"The music labels claimed to have discovered more than 800 copyrighted songs stored on a shared folder in Tenenbaum's computer though only seven of those songs are specified in the case.

"Harvard Law School professor Charles Nesson this week filed a counterclaim on behalf of Tenenbaum, challenging both the constitutionality of the Digital Theft Deterrence and Copyright Damages Improvement Act of 1999 and the music labels' use of it against Tennebaum. The claim is notable because it is broader than previous challenges related to the constitutionality of the RIAA's anti-piracy campaign."

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