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Peter Swire's declaration in RIAA vs. Verizon subpoena case


Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 11:00:35 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Swire Declaration for Verizon in case with RIAA
From: "Peter Swire" <peter@peterswire.net>
To: <declan@well.com>


Yesterday I filed a Declaration on behalf of Verizon in its case with the
RIAA.  Here's a flavor of what I think of the RIAA's legal position:

"The subpoenas will become a new form of spam.  Fraudulent subpoenas will
be easy to file, with no judicial oversight.  Any of us who visit a
website, but don't want to reveal our names, will now be at serious risk
of being tracked back to our homes."

The Declaration is at my web page, at www.peterswire.net, under "Current



Professor Peter P. Swire
Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University
Consultant, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Formerly, Chief Counselor for Privacy,
   U.S. Office of Management & Budget
240-994-4142, www.peterswire.net

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