Supreme Court agrees to hear file-sharing case

— 12:43 PM on December 11, 2004

It seems that Hollywood won't wait for Congress to write the final word on copyright-infringement legislation. In a bit of judicial activism, the Supreme Court has taken the lead and agreed to hear Hollywood's case against Internet-based file-sharing services. MGM Studios v. Grokster is on the docket for March with a decision expected by July. We'll see a lot of fireworks over this case next year.

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