by Mike Masnick
Thu, May 14th 2009 2:04am
With the lawsuit between the movie studios and RealNetworks off to an inauspicious start, it looks like RealNetworks decided to pull out the nuclear option: it's trying to add anti-trust charges against the movie studios to the case. The company claims it's come across evidence that the studios colluded to boycott RealNetworks and its attempt to let people back up their legally obtained movies. It would be interesting to know the details behind the evidence, as it could make the case a lot more exciting pretty quickly.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- MPAA Boss: Actually Being Good To Consumers Would Be Horrible For Hollywood
- MPAA Happily Gets Into Bed With Russian State Censor Agency... To Protect Copyright!
- Trump Implicitly Suggests That His DOJ Would Take Down Amazon For Antitrust
- Factually Challenged Op-ed Insists Google Greed Is Behind FCC's Desire For More Set Top Box Competition
- And Out Come The Wolves: Now Getty Images Files EU Antitrust Complaint Against Google About Image Piracy