The courts have for the first time found that the electronic trail briefly left in a computer server's RAM, or random access memory, by each visitor to a site is "stored information" and must be turned over as evidence during litigation.
According to court documents, user data is in fact stored in the RAM for about six hours on TorrentSpy’s servers, so the defendants are not really being asked to create new information, and failing to deliver these records could be considered as concealing evidence.
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