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Date 22-6-2006
Time 15:00
Room/Location DISI, Sala conferenze, num 322 - 3°piano
Title Kazaa on Trial - An Expert Witness Perspective
Speaker Prof. Leon Sterling
Affiliation Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Link http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/~leon/
Abstract The recent ruling by Justice Wilcox in the Australian Court about Sharman Networks, the distributor of Kazaa Media Desktop, made news around the world. Justice Wilcox found that Sharman Networks was guilty of authorising copyright infringement. This seminar will give a perspective of this interesting and important case from one of the expert witnesses. It has been estimated that each side spent almost $10 million on the case.
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