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Silicon Valley, Hollywood Square off in File-Sharing Case

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Silicon Valley, Hollywood Square off in File-Sharing Case

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Silicon Valley, Hollywood Square off in File-Sharing Case

Silicon Valley, Hollywood Square off in File-Sharing Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving Grokster, a company that makes a file-sharing program, to determine whether these programs are illegal. Entertainment companies say file sharing violates copyright laws. But the corporate giants of Silicon Valley are lining up to support Grokster.