Press Room : Supreme Court Case

Until recently, the overwhelming majority of digital media was distributed over the Internet without authorization or license from copyright owners. On June 27th, 2005, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of MGM v. Grokster that any company distributing software permitting third parties to acquire copyrighted materials without proper licenses was assisting in an act of copyright violation - or piracy.

Furthermore, in the unanimous decision, the Court stated that the bulk of digital piracy occurred within the Internet's file-trading networks and that a new economic model for distribution was required. In its extensive review of the Internet digital marketplace, the Supreme Court cited only one company capable of offering a viable digital distribution platform - INTENT MediaWorks.

Justice Breyer’s Opinion Concurrence with regards to MGM v. Grokster & Citation of INTENT MediaWorks, LLC > Read more

INTENT MediaWorks Testifies Before the U.S. Senate About the Future of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File-Sharing Technologies > Read more

Written testimony submitted by Les Ottolenghi, CEO of INTENT MediaWorks to the United States Senate Subcommittee on Competition, Infrastructure and Foreign Commerce of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Trans[ortation Hearing for Wednesday, June 23, 2004. > Read written testimony