Newzbin case opens up new music front

Senior executives have told Music Week the music industry has been refining its strategy as it followed the case, brought by the Motion Picture Association. The ruling demonstrated that Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, which has been on the statute books since the late 90s but never tested, can be used to force BT to take direct action and block the distributer of pirated material.

In around half a dozen key defence points, BT claimed it ...

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