The defendant's motion for internet television coverage of the trial and other proceedings in SONY BMG Music v. Tenenbaum is scheduled for oral argument in a telephone conference call on January 13th. The RIAA lawyers asked for an extension of time to respond to the motion, which the Judge apparently granted only partially.
The Court's docket entry is as follows:
Judge Nancy Gertner: Electronic ORDER entered granting in part and denying in part Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply re MOTION Allows Courtroom View Network to Provide Coverage of Proceedings Over the Internet. "Plaintiff's Motion for Extension of Time is GRANTED but only until 1/12/09. The Court will hold a telephonic argument on the Motion to Provide Coverage of Proceedings on 1/13/09 at 2:00pm. Counsel shall coordinate with each other to call the Court on a single conference line at the appointed time; they should dial in to [Court]. If necessary, the Court will permit supplemental briefing following the telephonic argument."
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