In a significant loss for
music performing rights organizations, the Second Circuit held in United
States v. ASCAP , 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 19983 (2d Cir. Sept. 28, 2010) [ enhanced
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version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], that digital downloads...
Internet companies rejoice!
Composers, songwriters and lyricists commiserate!
On Monday, the Supreme Court denied the American Society
of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) petition for certiorari and let
stand the 2 nd Circuit's holding that Internet music downloads do not