Trump administration to Supreme Court: Don’t hear EFF “Dancing Baby” caseElectronic Frontier Foundation offices, September 2013. (credit: Peter DaSilva for The Washington Post via Getty Images)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s “Dancing Baby” copyright case has been going on for nearly a decade now in one way or another, and its last stop will be the US Supreme Court.
On Thursday, though, the US solicitor general and the US Copyright Office recommended against the court taking the case.

That increases the chances the 9th Circuit ruling from last year, which was a mixed bag from EFF’s point of view, will stand and remain law.
“The court of appeals correctly held that liability under the DMCA requires actual knowledge or willful blindness,” state the government lawyers in their brief (PDF).
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