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DALLAS JUDGE ALLEGEDLY CONFUSED BY INTERNET

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A Dallas legal case has some World Wide Web ramifications, though you’ll have to forgive me for not getting all detailed about what they are. Even this detailed story assumes a fair amount of knowledge on copyright law and deep linking.

Basically, a Dallas guy named Robert Davis has been linking to audio of supercross races hosted by SFX Motor Sports. The latter didn’t give permission to the former and took him to court. Northern District of Texas Judge Sam Lindsay ruled in favor of SFX, prompted James Robertson to label Judge Lindsay “another judge with no idea how the internet works.”

Developing.

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