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  • Megaupload Founder Now The Target Of Major Labels
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    Megaupload Founder Now The Target Of Major Labels

    Following last week’s announcement that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) was suing MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom for allegedly profiting from copyright infringement, the group’s record industry equivalent, the RIAA, has announced that they too are suing Dotcom. In a statement posted to their official website, the Recording Industry Association of America states that

  • Court Sides With Record Label, Woman Fined $222,000 For 24 Downloads
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    Court Sides With Record Label, Woman Fined $222,000 For 24 Downloads

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has struck again, winning over a US court which has denied an appeal from a woman currently losing a legal battle with the music industry body, who are seeking $222,000 for a measly 24 illegal downloads. This seems to be the final play in a lawsuit that has

  • Woman fined 1.5 million dollars for downloading 24 songs
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    Woman fined 1.5 million dollars for downloading 24 songs

    It’s finally happened, the labels have won their day in court and one poor woman, Jamie Thomas-Rasset has been ordered by a US court to pay US$1.5 million in damages after downloading 24 songs off KaZaA. Having been through several trials and appeals, the offending downloads taking place in February 2005, Thomas-Rasset, who was originally

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