In the latest case pitting a university against the music industry in its fight against online music piracy, a federal judge says Marshall University must identify seven students who the music industry claims have illegally downloaded music from the internet.


U.S. Magistrate Maurice G. Taylor refused on April 14 to quash a subpoena obtained by the music industry that seeks the students’ names. Taylor gave Marshall 30 days to comply after an amended subpoena is filed.


Marshall had argued that the subpoena was too broad and placed an undue burden on the university’s limited resources. In court filings, Marshall said it would

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