The Ninth Circuit just handed Led Zeppelin a big win in the Stairway to Heaven copyright dispute. An earlier panel decision ordered a new trial, but the en banc ruling tossed that idea, junking the inverse ratio rule in the process.
But then PACER, who is definitely not having a great year, apparently blocked access to the opinion. Which is… ironic?
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