IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that
(1) a PROTECTIVE ORDER is entered as to the data retrieved from defendant's computer on or about May 26, 2006, and plaintiffs are prohibited from using any data retrieved from such computer in any manner whatsoever other than the data relating to the alleged violation of plaintiffs' copyrights and information concerning peer-to-peer online media distribution services;
(2) if plaintiffs desire costs for such retrieval, they shall file an appropriate affidavit as discussed above, to which defendant may respond accordingly;
(3) the plaintiffs' Motion to Compel defendant's complete interrogatory responses (# 23) is ALLOWED and the defendant shall completely and fully answer plaintiffs' interrogatories (# 6 & # 7) and provide verifications as to those responses by June 1, 2006.
(a) as to Interrogatory Six, defendant's responses shall include the name of the defendant's grandson, his present age, his address and his telephone number and the name of his parents and, if such exist, his legal guardian.
(b) as to Interrogatory Seven, the defendant shall fully and completely answer the interrogatory and shall do so in consultation with her grandson. She shall, in such consultation, use best efforts to discover the names of the persons who used her computer without respect to whether or not such persons are minors under the age of eighteen. She shall provide the names, addresses, and the names of parents of those persons who have used her computer during the three year period prior to the filing of the plaintiffs' complaint; and
*7 (c) defendant's response to Interrogatories Six and Seven shall be filed with the court as an exception to Local Rule 26.1.
(4) In accordance with Rule 37 and after having already afforded both the plaintiffs and the defendant an opportunity to be heard, the court will consider whether to award plaintiffs reasonable costs as a result of their filing their Motion to Compel. The parties shall make the filings as directed above. The court shall hold open the option to make the actual determination to award costs at the conclusion of trial or determination of this matter through other means. If the parties settle this case before an actual award is entered, the court will conclusively assume that such costs were resolved by settlement.
(5) plaintiffs' Motion to Extend Discovery Deadline (# 14), Motion to Extend Mediation Deadline (# 16), and Motion to Extend Dispositive Motion Deadline (# 21) are GRANTED, and the following deadlines are reset:
(a) Ready Date for Trial: November 1, 2006;
(b) Dispositive Motions: August 15, 2006;
(c) Discovery Completion: August 1, 2006;
(d) Mediation Deadline June 14, 2006, and mediation shall commence at 2 p.m. The mediation shall take place in the courtroom # 2 and the court will make available other rooms as needed. Plaintiffs shall designate a person other than counsel, who shall personally appear, with full settlement authority, and defendant shall also be present;
(e) disclosure of experts and reports: for plaintiffs, June 15, 2006; for defendant July 1, 2006;
(g) if defendant wishes to take depositions of plaintiffs, defendant shall serve Rule 30(b)(6) notices by June 1, 2006, and the court will hear any objections thereto or issues concerning such on July 6, 2006, at 2 p.m. Rule 30(b)(6) depositions, if any, will be taken on July 13, 2006, in Asheville;
(6) plaintiffs are be ALLOWED up to and including August 15, 2006, to respond to the defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. Defendant is ALLOWED up to and inclusive of August 7, 2006, to amend her Motion for Summary Judgment and brief, and to submit further affidavits or exhibits in support of her motion;
(7) the following depositions will take place on June 15, 2006, and shall commence at the following times:
(2) 12:00 noon defendant's spouse;
(3) 3:00 p.m. defendant's grandson.
Such time and date may be exceeded as may be necessary in conducting a reasonable deposition;