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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ) ) ) ) _________________________________________ ) ) RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ) OF AMERICA, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) VERIZON INTERNET SERVICES, INC., ) ) Defendant. ) _________________________________________ ) ) RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ) OF AMERICA, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) JANE DOE, ) (a.k.a. nycfashiongirl@KaZaA.com), 1 ) ) Intervenor. ) ) IN RE SUBPOENA TO VERIZON INTERNET SERVICES, INC., Misc. Act. No. 03-MC-804-HHK/JMF MO
  UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTDISTRICT OF COLUMBIAIN RE SUBPOENA TO VERIZONINTERNET SERVICES, INC.,_________________________________________RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONOF AMERICA,Plaintiff,v.VERIZON INTERNET SERVICES, INC.,Defendant._________________________________________RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONOF AMERICA,Plaintiff,v.JANE DOE,(a.k.a. nycfashiongirl@KaZaA.com), 1 Intervenor.))))))))))))))))))))))))))))Misc. Act. No. 03-MC-804-HHK/JMF MOTION FOR LEAVE TOINTERVENE ANDPLEADING PURSUANT TOFRCP 24(c) )  1 Jane Doe respectfully declines to comply with Local Rule 11.1 requiring the first filing by a party toidentify in the caption the name and full residence address of the party. Jane Doe seeks through thismotion in intervention to protect her identity from disclosure. Compliance with Rule 11.1 wouldnecessarily defeat that purpose. Counsel will provide Jane Doe's name and residence address in camera tothe Court if the Court so requests. Counsel for Jane Doe confirm and declare that Jane Doe is a very realliving human who has participated in the preparation of these papers. Declaration of Daniel N. Ballard insupport of Motion to Intervene at §§2, 4.  i TABLE OF CONTENTSPage No. Table of Authorities.....................................................................................................................iiIntroduction...................................................................................................................................1Summary of Argument................................................................................................................2Statement of Facts.........................................................................................................................5Argument.......................................................................................................................................7I.The Nature of Jane Doe's Interest................................................................................7II.Granting the Motion to Enforce will Impair Jane Doe's Interest...........................12III.No Existing Party Can or Will Protect Jane Doe's Interests...................................12IV.This Motion to Intervene is Timely...........................................................................13Conclusion and Prayer...............................................................................................................14  ii TABLE OF AUTHORITIESPage No. Cases Banco Popular de Puerto Rico v. Greenblatt , 964 F.2d 1227 (1st Cir. 1992)........................15In re Grand Jury Subpoena , 274 F.3d 563 (1st Cir. 2001).........................................................8In re Papandreou , 139 F.3d 247 (D.C. Cir. 1998).....................................................................13In re Sealed Case , 237 F.3d 657 (D.C. Cir. 2001)..................................................................8, 13In re Verizon Subpoena Enforcement Matter , 240 F.Supp.2d 24 (D.D.C. 2003)...................4In re Verizon Subpoena Enforcement Matter, 257 F.Supp.2d 244 (D.D.C. 2003).......1, 4, 14Oneida Indian Nation v. New York , 201 F.R.D. 64 (N.D.N.Y. 2001)...................................16Reid L. v. Illinois State Board of Education , 289 F.3d 1009 (7th Cir. 2002).........................16United States v. Dallas County Comm’n , 850 F.2d 1433 (11th Cir. 1988)...........................16United States v. Oregon , 745 F.2d 550 (9th Cir. 1984)............................................................15Whalen v. Roe , 429 U.S. 589 (1977)...........................................................................................14 Statutes 17 U.S.C. §106...............................................................................................................................1117 U.S.C. §106(3)..........................................................................................................................1417 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)(A)................................................................................................................1117 U.S.C. §512(h)......................................................................................1, 3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 1428 U.S.C. §1746...............................................................................................................................528 U.S.C. §2403...............................................................................................................................5  iii Rules Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a)...................................................................................................................2, 8Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(b).......................................................................................................................2Fed. R. Civ. P. 45(b)(2)................................................................................................................12Local Civil Rule 7.1(j)....................................................................................................................7 Other Authorities 17A C. Wright, A. Miller & M. Kane,Federal Practice and Procedure §1916 at 424 (2d ed. 1986)...............................................15
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