US Federal Trade Commission P2P Report
The day the US Supreme Court's decision in MGM v. Grokster did not come down the US Federal Trade Commission issued a report on its December 2004 workshop on P2P file sharing: Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing Technology: Consumer Protection and Competition Issues [PDF]. At a first glance it doesn't seem to bring much exiting stuff, though it tries to present the opposing views of the debate. A little less prudence would have been nice:
Given the legal uncertainties pending the [Supreme] Court’s [MGM v. Grokster] decision, FTC staff concludes that it would not be prudent to draw conclusions or make recommendations regarding the intellectual property issues raised by P2P file sharing.