Jeremy Jaynes has appealed his spam conviction to the Virginia Supreme Court. On Wednesday, his attorney argued that Virginia’s anti-spam law constitutes an unconstitutional restriction on free speech. The Virginia Court of Appeals affirmed Jaynes’ conviction last fall; the Virginia Supreme Court is expected to issue its decision in November.
Despite recent failures and controversy, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is still at it. This month "the RIAA sent a new wave of 403 pre-litigation settlement letters on behalf of the major record companies to 22 universities today. The labels also filed 24 copyright infringement lawsuits against individuals who previously received letters but did not settle the claims."
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