Interestingly, the court largely sidestepped the technical issues as to whether Gnutella itself had non-infringing uses or not, or whether a Gnutella client can be legally distributed. The court's decision instead turned on evidence submitted by the plaintiffs that LimeWire intended to facilitate filesharing.
I continue to feel that we are much better off leaving content carriers alone. Trying to make content carriers into IP policemen is not going to work out well.
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