EMI and its affiliates have commenced a new copyright infringement case in New York against Seeqpod and Favtape and against their management investors. They also threatened to add additional investors as defendants.
The name of the case is Capitol Records v. Seeqpod
Seeqpod was sued by Warner Bros. Records in January, in Los Angeles.
Thanks to michaelrobertson.com for bringing it to my attention.
[Ed. note. This trend towards threatening investors is quite disturbing, as it seems a calculated attempt to discourage investment in emerging technologies, something our country needs to encourage, rather than discourage. I hope my readers will take this up with their Representatives and Senators. -R.B.]
[Ed. note. I notice that the plaintiffs' attorneys are not the usual suspects, Jenner & Block. They are a mid-sized New York firm, Pryor and Cashman. I don't know if this means anything but it bears watching. Maybe the record companies have finally realized that Jenner & Block's "architecture" for this litigation campaign has been a flawed "blueprint". -R.B.]
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