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No jurisdiction over Russian national’s website (access required)

Record companies failed in their attempt to sue a Russian national who owns and operates two websites the plaintiffs allege are used for music piracy and copyright infringement because the defendant did not purposefully avail himself of the benefits and protections of either Virginia or the United States. Background Plaintiffs are 12 record companies that produce, distribute ...