Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Lime Wire Shut Down

The United States District Court, Southern District, has issued a permanent injunction against operation of the P2P downloading site Lime Wire, ending a drawn-out legal battle. Citing evidence that the site is used "overwhelmingly for infringement" and that Lime Wire "encouraged infringement" among other things, Judge Kimba Wood issued the injunction on October 26th on behalf of numerous record companies including Arista Records, Capitol Records, and Sony Music Entertainment.

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