Can't I get a witness? Can't I get a witness?
Capitol Records could have hoped so. The company lost at trial and then appeal over lip-dubbed music recordings, so now its lawyers are are going to the highest court in the land.
The case involves music recorded before 1972, and whether Section 301(c) of the Copyright Act's remedies for infringement survived the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The DMCA shields internet service providers from some actions taken by their users, but the Copyright Act leaves infringement protection for pre-1972 recordings to the states.