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Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

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Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

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Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

Supreme Court Rules Against Grokster

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In a case involving the Internet file-sharing service Grokster, the Supreme Court rules that such services can be held liable if their primary intent is to allow users to swap songs and movies illegally.

Guests:

Tony Mauro, Supreme Court reporter for Legal Times, weekly newspaper

Stanley Liebowitz, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Dallas; director of the Center for Property Rights and Innovation at the University of Texas

Wayne Rosso, former president of Grokster and current CEO of Mashboxx

Rick Carnes, president of the Songwriter's Guild of America

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