In Interscope v. Does 1-7, an ex parte proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia, in Newport News, Virginia, in a 5-page decision by Judge Walter D. Kelley, Jr., the Court denied the RIAA's ex parte motion for an order granting discovery into the identities of students at the College of William & Mary.
This is the second such ex parte motion of which we are aware that has been denied recently, the first being Capitol v. Does 1-16, in which the RIAA sought information about University of New Mexico students.
July 12, 2007, Denying Ex Parte Motion for Discovery*
(Published at 494 F. Supp. 2d 388)vacated on reconsideration 6/20/08)
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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