Thursday, February 26, 2009

Elektra v. Santangelo II may be settled

According to court papers, the parties have reached a "settlement in principle" in Elektra Entertainment v. Santangelo II, the case that had been brought against two of Patti Santangelo's children.

Patti Santangelo is believed to be the first RIAA defendant to have made a motion to dismiss the complaint, attacking the RIAA's "making available" theory.

Memo Endorsed staying proceedings due to settlement in principle

Jon Newton, of, who has covered the human interest side of the Santangelo case with great skill and passion, gives us yet another fine report.

Commentary & discussion:

Associated Press (via Yahoo! News) (2/28/09)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I wonder if the settlement details will remain undisclosed?