The Impact of the Groskster decision on file sharing

May 2007

By Odia Kagan

As the law suits against YouTube mount up (led by Viacom’s billion odd dollar claim) this article is a timely reminder of the Supreme Court decision in MGM v Grokster and the decision’s effect on file sharing in the US. The Author (a lawyer qualified in Israel, the USA and the UK) also looks at the position of illegal file sharing in Israel.

also see the excellent article ‘Peer to Peer Music Sharing since MGM v Grokster [2005]’

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