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The Courts

Submission + - Boston University Student Challenges RIAA

NewYorkCountryLawyer writes: "A Boston University student identified only as one of the 21 "John Does" in Arista v. Does 1-21 has challenged the RIAA's alleged right to get his or her identity from the school, bringing a motion to vacate the ex parte discovery order obtained by the RIAA, and to quash the subpoena served on the university. John Doe's court papers (pdf) argue, among other things, that the RIAA's papers are "based on a flawed theory that having copyrighted music files on an individual's computer or on an assigned folder on Boston University's server is a "distribution" of such copyrighted music files, where such folder is merely accessible by others." (Memorandum of Law, pp. 4-5)."

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