Thursday, August 14, 2008

Copyright Class Action Lawsuit

Long-time IWW member and multi-published author Mona Vanek recently noted, "For those of you involved, or just interested -- the latest update on the Copyright Class Action Lawsuit (writers seeking damages for unauthorized reproduction of their works) can be found through this link."

The [objectors to the settlement decisions] "parties now intend to file a petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court ... The deadline for the parties to file the petition is August 13, 2008.

Explanation of "certiorari" can be found here.

FAQ about the case:

Mona concluded her note with "I hope other writers didn't count on receiving a settlement anytime soon. Wonder how many of us will live to see it finish dragging through the courts -- to whatever final decision."

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