I guess it really is Christmas.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- In a surprise setback for the recording industry, a U.S. appeals court said Friday its methods for tracking down those who copy its music over the Internet are not authorized by law.

The Recording Industry Association of America, a trade group, has sought to force Verizon Communications & other Internet service providers to reveal the names of customers it suspects may be copying music without permission.

Would you like to know more? Thanks Masque.