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Judge rejects dismissal motions in music lawsuit

By eSchool News
November 5th, 2008

A federal judge is siding with the recording industry in rejecting motions filed on behalf of two University of Maine System college students who are being sued for allegedly illegally downloading music onto their computers on campus, according to a report from the Boston Globe. District Court Judge John Woodcock issued a 34-page ruling rejecting arguments that the lawsuit should be dismissed. The suit filed by the Recording Industry Association of America alleges copyright infringement by the students, whose names have not been made public. It is similar to thousands of other lawsuits filed nationally that attempt to rein in file-sharing on campuses.

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Judge rejects dismissal motions in music lawsuit

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November 5th, 2008

The Joint Technology Education District kept its perfect election record Tuesday, according to The Daily Courier. From the beginning, school and state officials unanimously approved the district every step of the way. Voters in all seven JTED districts did the same thing. The district is now officially the Mountain Institute. Voters in the Ash Fork, Chino Valley, Humboldt, Mayer, Prescott and Seligman school districts approved the technology district two to one. In Bagdad, voters approved JTED three to one.

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