In its briefs responding to the amicus curiae briefs of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the U.S. Internet Industry Association, and the Computer & Communications Industry Association, the RIAA argues that merely having a shared files folder with copyrighted material in it -- even if the files in it were legally authorized copies, and even if the files were never uploaded and copied by anyone from the shared files folder -- is in and of itself a copyright infringement.
RIAA Brief in Opposition to Amicus Brief of CCIA and USIIA*
RIAA Brief in Opposition to Amicus Brief of Electronic Frontier Foundation*
*Published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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