November 7, 2001

EFF to help file-swappers fight back

Author: JT Smith

From ZDNet: "A prominent civil liberties group is jumping to the aid of MusicCity, a popular file-swapping
company confronting a lawsuit from the Hollywood and record industry that could blaze
new, influential legal ground.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has represented hackers, cryptographers and
computer scientists in its push for digital rights, agreed to defend MusicCity against copyright
infringement charges by movie studios and record labels. It's helping build a high-powered team
of lawyers to show that this case is different than Napster."

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