The appeals court decision was extraordinary, in that they accepted what can best be described as arguments you can find in Larry Lessig's book, "Free Culture," argued most ably by EFF's Fred von Lohmann for StreamCast and Michael Page of Keker & Van Nest for Grokster. The oral arguments are a delight to listen to, and EFF has them available as Ogg, WMA and MP3 files. Groklaw has made an unofficial transcript of the proceedings.
The court decided to draw a line in the sand and tell the Hollywood copyright forces that their push to extend....
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