A "probable cause" hearing is scheduled to be conducted by the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board on December 10, 2008, in Robertson v. MediaSentry, investigating the charges which have been levelled against MediaSentry for investigating without a license. The charges stem from the RIAA's "John Doe" actions against students at North Carolina State University, in Raleigh.
On December 4, 2008, five (5) months after receiving notice of the hearing, the RIAA's lawyer Matthew Oppenheim wrote to the PPSB asking permission to participate in the hearing "in order to provide the NCPPS Board with as complete a factual picture as possible".
The students are represented by Stephen Robertson, a partner in the Greensboro, North Carolina, firm, Robertson & Medlin
Notice of Probable Cause Hearing
December 4, 2008, Letter of Matthew J. Oppenheim and "The Oppenheim Group"
[Ed. note. The "Prince of Darkness" himself asking to get involved? Sounds like they're afraid of something. With Matthew Oppenheim on their side, I'm pretty sure MediaSentry will lose. -R.B.]
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