One of the people Harvard professor Charles Nesson and his a team of law students want to call as an expert witness in defence of their client, Joel Tenenbaum, is John Perry Barlow.
But, No Way! says Eve Burton, the Holmes Owen & Bird lawyer listed as supervising attorney for the Recording Industry Association of America a year ago.
Is she still in that position?
Whether she is not she, in a court document posted by Recording Industry vs The People, Tim Reynolds and Laurie Rust are demanding an expedited ruling claiming, “Defendant failed to supplement Mr. Barlow`s report on or before June 22, 2009, as required by the Court`s June 16, 2009 Order”
Barlow is one of the people who founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Will they raise the same objections to other people the Harvard team is calling as trial witnesses?
In addition to Barlow, they include »»»
Professor Wendy Seltzer
Professor John Palfrey
Professor Johan Pouwelse
Professor Lawrence Lessig
Professor Terry Fisher
Professor Jonathan Zittrain
Andrew Grant (former antipiracy specialist at Macrovision)
Burton, Reynolds and Rust are the same lawyers who tried, and failed, to dismiss UMG Recordings v Lindor.
Recording Industry vs The People`s Ray Beckerman defended Marie Lindor, a home health aide accused of being an illegal online distributor of copyrighted music files, but who didn’t know computer from a Boeing 747.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Recording Industry vs The People – RIAA seeks to exclude John Perry Barlow as expert in SONY BMG Music Entertainment v. Tenenbaum, , June 26, 2008
supervising attorney – Eve Burton, RIAA `supervising attorney`, June 19, 2008
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