In Maverick v. Goldshteyn, in Brooklyn federal court, where a motion to dismiss the complaint has been pending for about 7 months, the RIAA suddenly -- on Friday, July 28th -- sent the judge a letter enclosing 3 decisions, 1 from Arizona, 1 from Waco, Texas, and 1 from Abilene, Texas, all of which declined to rule on the RIAA's "making available" argument on the ground that the judges had "incomplete understanding" of Kazaa technology to decide the motion.
On July 29th Ms. Goldshteyn's lawyer (the undersigned) sent his own letter to the judge indicating why those decisions were bad authority:
July 28, 2006, Letter of Richard Gabriel to Judge Trager*
July 29, 2006, Letter of Ray Beckerman to Judge Trager*
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