Online publishers and/or siteowners take heed. If you share content without permission of the rightful owner of that content, your site could be subject to being shutdown. This is exactly what has happened Limewire.com. Revisit my discussions on Copyright Infringement here.
“NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — A New York judge ordered LimeWire to stop distributing its file-sharing software, agreeing with the plaintiffs that LimeWire’s service is used “overwhelmingly for infringement.”
Judge Wood of U.S. District Court in Manhattan said that LimeWire “intentionally encouraged direct infringement” by users of its site, and also “marketed itself to Napster users, who were known copyright infringers “
The LimeWire site shut down its service Wednesday, displaying only a legal notice announcing that that company “is under a court-ordered injunction to stop distributing and supporting its file-sharing software.”
Full story on CNN Money
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