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Ruling Exposes Web File-Sharing to Lawsuits

Madeleine Brand talks with Day to Day technology correspondent Xeni Jardin about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling, handed down Monday, directly affecting the Internet file-sharing program called Grokster. The court ruled that entertainment companies could sue businesses that make programs which facilitate file sharing.

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Xeni Jardin
Xeni Jardin can be heard on NPR’s Day to Day, offering technology insights for listeners nationwide. Jardin is also a contributing writer for Wired Magazine, as well as a tech culture journalist and co-editor of the collaborative weblog BoingBoing.net, the award-winning "Directory of Wonderful Things."