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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Copyright Case

posted by Christopher Howard — Jan 15, 2008

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of Kahle v. Ashcroft, brought by Internet Archive and Open Content Alliance founders Brewster Kahle and Rick Prelinger in 2003, which challenged the constitutionality of the current copyright regime. Although not unexpected, the Supreme Court’s refusal comes after a recent ruling by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals raised hopes of a review and lets stand the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ rejection, effectively ending the case.

Read the full article in the Library Journal.

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