Once again the RIAA has commenced a "John Doe" case targeting North Carolina State University students, this one entitled Arista v. Does 1-34, 07-CV-00405.
As in LaFace v. Does 1-38, which preceded it, a number of defendants -- this time four of them known only as John Does #13, 16, 17, and 19 -- have joined together and moved to dismiss or sever due to the absence of any basis for joinder.
In LaFace the Court dismissed as to all defendants other than John Doe #2.
The students' brief in Arista cites LaFace.
As they were in LaFace, the Arista defendants are represented by Stephen Robertson of Robertson & Medlin in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Brief of John Does 13, 16, 17, and 19 in support of motion to dismiss or sever*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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