In re DMCA Subpoena to University NC

Case Title and Citation:  In re Subpoena to Univ. of N.C. at Chapel Hill, 367 F.Supp.2d 945 (M.D.N.C.2005)

Court: United States District Court, Middle District North Carolina

Document status: Order Granting Jane and Jon Doe’s Motion to Quash the RIAA’s DMCA Subpoena(s)

Issue or relevant point(s): Does Section 512(h), under statutory construction precedence, provide grounds to serve a DMCA subpoena to a service provider operating under safe harbor § 512(a) functionality in order to obtain infringer identification information?

Ruling:  The Court denied the RIAA’s subpoena request, and granted both Does Motion to Quash