Wired: Napster’s ‘Safe Harbor’ Sinks

The recording industry continues its roll of legal
victories, as a federal judge on Friday rejected Napster’s request
for a summary judgment which would have dismissed a lawsuit filed
by the Recording Industry Association of America.

“The RIAA filed a lawsuit against Napster on December 7 on the
grounds that the Napster application had created a safe haven for
Internet music piracy….”

“Any company using the safe harbor defense must first show that
it provides online services and has adopted and implemented a
policy providing for termination of users who violate copyright
laws, said Broussard.’


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