RIAA v. Charter Communications Archive

The RIAA sought to force the Missouri ISP Charter Communications to turn over the identities of its customers who the RIAA believed had engaged in peer to peer filesharing.

Outcome: 8th Circuit Court of Appeals held that RIAA could not use pre-litigation DMCA subpoenas and instead must file regular lawsuits explicitly applying the rule of RIAA v. Verizon.

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Fair use would be a boon for Australia, but big content industries are doing their best to block it. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks... #fairuseweek

Feb 21 @ 9:06am

This Wed 2/22 join EFF's @sheeyahshee at @PrototypePrime outside Atlanta to discuss surveillance and resistance https://www.eff.org/event/eff...

Feb 21 @ 6:19am

In Xilinx ruling, Federal Circuit suggests trolls still able to drag you to their distant lairs. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Feb 17 @ 3:14pm
JavaScript license information