Grokster & Streamcast Win Major Court Victory
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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Grokster Ltd. and StreamCast Networks Inc., unlike the original Napster, were not liable because they don’t have central servers pointing users to copyright material.
Note: This decision was ultimately overtuned by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27, 2005. See related stories posted on June 27, 2005.
- One Year After Grokster Decision: File Sharing Continues Unabated (June 27, 2006)
- Grokster Shuttered in Court Settlement (November 7, 2005)
- U.S. Supreme Court Finds Grokster Liable (June 27, 2005)
- Grokster & Streamcast Win Major Court Victory (August 9, 2004)