Once again, SONY BMG and its affiliates have withdrawn from one of the RIAA v. Consumer cases, this time in Motown v. Does 1-99, pending in federal court in Manhattan before Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald.
So ordered Notice of Voluntary Dismissal
This is the case in which John Doe #48 has moved to vacate the ex parte discovery order, sever and dismiss as to John Does 2-99, and quash the subpoena, and in which the Judge has stayed the subpoena and discovery order as to all defendants pending the Court's determination of the motion.
Once again, no one from the plaintiff's side has given any indication as to why SONY and its affiliates withdrew from the case.
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