In Arista Records v. Usenet.com, Inc., both of the RIAA's motions -- for discovery sanctions and for summary judgment -- have been granted, and the matter referred to the Magistrate Judge for determination of damages and an appropriate injunction.
Decision granting plaintiffs' motions
Order of reference to Magistrate Judge
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