ZOMBA RECORDING LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; UMG RECORDINGS, INC., a Delaware corporation; ARISTA RECORDS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC., a Delaware corporation; BMG MUSIC, a New York general partnership; and SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, a Delaware general partnership, Plaintiffs, v. JOHN DOE, Defendant.

CASE NO. CV 08-01669 HRL.United States District Court, N.D. California.
April 8, 2008

Matthew Franklin Jaksa (CA State Bar No. 248072), HOLME ROBERTS OWEN LLP, San Francisco, CA, Attorneys for Plaintiffs, ZOMBA RECORDING LLC; UMG RECORDINGS, INC.; ARISTA RECORDS LLC; WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC.; BMG MUSIC; and SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.

[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO TAKE IMMEDIATE DISCOVERY
HOWARD LLOYD, Magistrate Judge

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Upon the Plaintiffs’ Ex Parte Application for Leave to Take Immediate Discovery, the Declaration of Carlos Linares, and the accompanying Memorandum of Law, it is hereby:

ORDERED that Plaintiffs may serve immediate discovery on California State University, Monterey Bay to obtain the identity of Defendant by serving a Rule 45 subpoena that seeks documents that identify Defendant, including the name, current (and permanent) address and telephone number, e-mail address, and Media Access Control addresses for Defendant. The disclosure of this information is ordered pursuant to 20 U.S.C. § 1232g(b)(2)(B).

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT any information disclosed to Plaintiffs in response to the Rule 45 subpoena may be used by Plaintiffs solely for the purpose of protecting Plaintiffs’ rights under the Copyright Act.