Groklaw has the
from Conservancy v. Best Buy. "One of the defendants was
Westinghouse Digital Technologies, LLC, which refused to participate in
discovery. It had applied for a kind of bankruptcy equivalent in
California. Judge Shira Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York has
now granted Software Freedom Conservancy, a wing of Software Freedom Law
Center, triple damages ($90,000) for willful copyright infringement,
lawyer's fees and costs ($47,865), an injunction against Westinghouse, and
an order requiring Westinghouse to turn over all infringing equipment in
its possession to the plaintiffs, to be donated to charity. So, presumably
a lot of high-def TVs are on their way to charities.
" Given that
the defendant is in bankruptcy, one should not hold one's breath waiting
for those TVs, but, as the article points out, this ruling cannot fail to
get the attention of the other defendants.
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