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

Join EFF staffers at a semi-secret location in Portland, OR this Thursday night! https://www.eff.org/event/mem...

May 24 @ 5:13pm

We're looking for a new software developer. Please apply now to join our team. https://www.eff.org/opportuni...

May 24 @ 12:49pm

EFF is part of a coalition calling for Congress to pass the OPEN Government Data Act. Read our joint letter. http://www2.datainnovation.or...

May 24 @ 11:19am
JavaScript license information