As we reported yesterday, two and a half months after it had made a "mirror image" of the hard drive of the computer in Marie Lindor's apartment, the RIAA backed off of its previous promise to deliver its expert's forensics report by October, 12th, now claiming it didn't have to produce the report until the December 31st discovery cutoff date. Ms Lindor's lawyers asked the Magistrate Judge to dismiss the complaint.
Now, in response to that motion, the RIAA is repeating to the Magistrate what it had said to Ms. Lindor's lawyers, that its previous agreements as to the time frame were just "professional courtesy", and that they are not required to give the report to the defendant's lawyers until December 31st:
October 25, Letter of Richard L. Gabriel (Hard Drive Report)*
Attachment to October 25 Letter of Richard L. Gabriel (Hard Drive Report)*
October 23, Letter of Ray Beckerman (Hard Drive Report)*
Attachments to October 23, Letter of Ray Beckerman (Hard Drive Report)*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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