Thursday, April 17, 2008

RIAA opposes interlocutory appeal in Elektra v. Barker

In Elektra v. Barker, the RIAA has filed papers opposing an interlocutory appeal.

[Ed. note. 3 guesses why the RIAA is afraid for the case to go to the Second Circuit. -R.B.]

April 17, 2008, Letter of Victor B. Kao to Hon. Richard J. Sullivan (opposition to interlocutory appeal)*

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The RIAA questions how this appeal would materially advance the ultimate termination of litigation. They cannot see how this would be possible.

The answer is very simple. If the Defendant prevails in her appeal the RIAA is essentially blown out of the water in this (and every other) case and will be seeking to get out of it as quickly and as cheaply as they possibly can. I would say that nothing else could possibly bring this case to its ultimate termination faster than this appeal.

By now everybody familiar with these cases knows that the RIAA is lying about virtually every aspect of them. The only sport left is to identify each time they come up with a new lie, rather than continuing to trot out all the old favorites.

As you can see, Ray, I didn't need to use all 3 of my guesses.