Comments on: Fasttracking Induce http://www.lessig.org/2004/08/fasttracking-induce/ Blog, news, books Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:39:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 By: Christopher Chopin http://www.lessig.org/2004/08/fasttracking-induce/#comment-2336 Sat, 21 Aug 2004 18:58:26 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2004/08/fasttracking_induce.html#comment-2336 I do have to think that the similarity between the intent component of the proposed Act and the lack of commercial viability (noninfringing) creating intent per Grokster at the very least given Orrin Hatch an authority to appeal to…

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By: Raoul http://www.lessig.org/2004/08/fasttracking-induce/#comment-2335 Sat, 21 Aug 2004 15:32:16 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2004/08/fasttracking_induce.html#comment-2335 “Both sides now have a chance to win outright in the Supreme Court. This probably matters more to the electronics industry– with a chance to get everything they want through the Supreme Court, the attraction of settlement decreases.” Let�s hope so. I�ll take that bet. The RIAA thinks they have more negotiating leverage than they really do. They opened the negotiations with an unreasonably high demand, thereby, damaging their credibility and setting the tone for a long drawn out fight. There will be no settlement until all the sides are tired of fighting.

�Congress likes reversing decisions, as opposed to deciding them itself� – Sometime Congress just likes to complain about them for thirty or so years.

Professor Wu – Thanks . . .

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By: Karl http://www.lessig.org/2004/08/fasttracking-induce/#comment-2334 Sat, 21 Aug 2004 00:46:21 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2004/08/fasttracking_induce.html#comment-2334 I don’t think the uncertainty in the legal landscape can do anything but hasten the speed of the INDUCE act. There is nothing in Betamax that says the Congress can’t act to change the way infringement is defined, or its scope; the Grokster decision reaffirms this line of reasoning.

Unless you care to explain further, I can’t see how the Court’s decision in Grokster really would have any impact on the passing/scope/Constitutionality of the INDUCE Act.

-kd

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By: Branko Collin http://www.lessig.org/2004/08/fasttracking-induce/#comment-2333 Fri, 20 Aug 2004 23:40:45 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2004/08/fasttracking_induce.html#comment-2333 Speaking about reputability (reputableness? reputacalifragilisticexpialidociosity? thank you Shary Bobbins!) … er, where was I?

Ah yeah, reputability. Could one reason why congress won’t fast-track Induce be that a court is of much higher repute than a bunch of unknown geek entrepeneurs?

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