It appears that 7 students at the University of Michigan can breathe a little easier now. We have just learned that the RIAA's "John Doe" case targeting University of Michigan students, LaFace Records v. Does 1-7, has been dropped, without any subpoenas or ex parte discovery order having been granted.
This makes the third such case of which we are aware, the other two being Arista v. Does 1-22, targeting Rhode Island College students, and BMG Music v. Does 1-14, targeting students at North Carolina State and UNC-Charlotte.
We have no information as to whether this news is or is not related to the 3 investigative proceedings before Michigan's Department of Labor and Economic Growth regarding MediaSentry's practice of investigation without an investigator's license.
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