From an article over at Washingtonpost.com, one of the most important cases being heard by the Supreme Court:
"Supreme Court Will Consider Devices That Help Users Copy, Share and Steal
Next month, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on
whether a file-sharing service named Grokster should be held liable for
the millions of people around the world who use it to illegally trade
music, movies and software."
Full article at Washingtonpost.com: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A42401-2005Feb21.html
This could be very very very bad .. I imagine search engines are looking at this one very carefully.