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[FYI] Real wins temporary injunction in software lawsuit


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Real wins temporary injunction in software lawsuit  

By Jeff Pelline and Greg Sandoval  

Staff Writers, CNET News.com  

December 27, 1999, 7:00 p.m. PT  

A U.S. District Court judge has granted a temporary injunction 
against Streambox in a lawsuit filed against the software maker by 
RealNetworks last week.  

In the lawsuit, Seattle-based RealNetworks charged Streambox with 
violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, copyright 
infringement and unfair competition, among other allegations. The 
focus of the suit is a Steambox product called Ripper, software that 
"rips," or converts, CD and RealAudio files to the popular MP3 


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