DirecTV Fix Beats Piracy Out of Court But Technology Doesn't Do Away With Piracy Suits
The San Francisco Daily Journal quoted Jennifer Granick, executive director of the Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society, in a story about DirecTV and piracy litigation. She "wrote an amicus brief on behalf of two admitted DirecTV hackers, asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a ruling that the company sought too much in damages. Granick hopes to establish more-favorable ground rules for any future cases."
"If and when the new card is hacked, this ruling will guide DirecTV and other satellite companies and copyright holders," she said.