In its opposition to defendant John Doe Number 8's motion to vacate the RIAA's "ex parte discovery order", filed today in Atlantic Recording v. Does 1-25, the RIAA has submitted a declaration of Jonathan Whitehead -- an RIAA Vice President -- that the metadata in John Doe Number 8's shared files folder shows that illegal copying took place:
Declaration of Jonathan Whithead
This would appear to be in contradiction to the earlier affidavit of computer programmer Zi Mei in support of the motion.
Any input from the tech community would be of interest. The response to the Whitehead declaration is due February 7th.
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