This week on the legal affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer, we discuss the ongoing litigation by the Recording Industry Association of America against college students, soccer moms and others accused of illegally sharing and downloading music. Our guests for this program are two experts on the issue:
- Richard L. Gabriel, national lead counsel for the RIAA and a partner with the Colorado law firm Holme Roberts & Owen LLP.
- Fred von Lohmann, senior staff attorney specializing in intellectual property issues with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
We discuss the state of these cases in the wake of the $222,000 verdict in the RIAA’s case against Jammie Thomas and also consider alternatives to litigation, including the EFF’s proposal for a different system of music licensing.
Listen to or download the program from this page.