Kahle v. Gonzales
|Kahle v. Gonzales
|Opinion of the Court→|
|Kahle v. Gonzales (previously named Kahle v. Ashcroft) is a First Amendment case that challenged the change in the copyright system of the United States from an opt-in system to an opt-out system. The Ninth Circuit rejected an appeal for en banc rehearing of the case. An amended opinion substituted the original on May 14.|
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
BREWSTER KAHLE; INTERNET
Appeal from the United States District Court
for the District of California
Maxine M. Chesney, District Judge, Presiding
Argued and Submitted
November 13, 2006—San Francisco, California
Filed May 14, 2007
Before: Mary M. Schroeder, Chief Circuit Judge,
Jerome Farris and Johnnie B. Rawlinson, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Judge Farris
COUNSEL Jennifer Stisa Granick, Lawrence Lessig, and Christopher Sprigman, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford, California, for the plaintiffs-appellants.
John S. Koppel, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for the defendant-appellee.
The opinion filed on January 22, 2007, Slip op. at 889, is withdrawn and an amended opinion is filed simultaneously with this order.
Chief Judge Schroeder and Judge Rawlinson have voted to deny the petition for rehearing en banc. Judge Farris so recommends.
The full court has been advised of the petition for rehearing en banc and no judge of the court has requested a vote on it. The petition for rehearing en banc is DENIED. No further petitions for rehearing or for rehearing en banc may be filed.