Aereo's Supreme Court defeat stirred memories of Napster and Grokster, startups that faced media giants in court -- and lost. These are their lessons for the aftermath.
Joost added as defendant in lawsuit filed by StreamCast Networks against Skype, eBay and Skype fonders Zenstromm and Friis
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Across the globe, copyright owners are on the offensive and say jobs and the future of intellectual property is at stake. Can they do anything about it?
President's latest pick for a senior Justice Department post is Donald Verrilli, the lawyer who pulled the plug on Grokster, sued Google on behalf of Viacom, and represented the RIAA in a file-sharing case against Jammie Thomas.
The Recording Industry Association of America chooses a new target: Usenet. RIAA attorneys claim binary newsgroups are rife with copyright infringement--and they may even win.
The original version of this story failed to mention that the Supreme Court reversed lower-court rulings favoring Grokster and Streamcast.