"The record labels argue that the Vuze and the others are
knowingly distributing software with the purpose to permit
unauthorized access to copyrighted works. In essence they are
saying that everything, or every application which allows a user to
share files, will be indeed used for illegal purposes. In contrast,
in the US, companies that don't encourage their users to commit
copyright infringement with their applications, are not acting
"SPFF had already sued the various companies and organizations
last year, but until now it has been unclear whether the US based
companies behind the applications could be prosecuted under French
law. A French court has now ruled that this is indeed possible,
which means that they can proceed to court."
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