More Music Lawsuits

By Deane Barker on February 17, 2004

531 more music file sharers sued: Settlements in these cases are averaging $3,000 each. If the music industry is trying to intimidate people, it’s working. I don’t have Kazaa on my home machine anymore, and these news reports are a big reason why.

The recording industry sued 531 more computer users Tuesday it said were illegally distributing songs over the Internet in what has become a routine reminder that college students, teenagers and others can face expensive lawsuits for swapping music online.

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  1. what next? The american goverment will outlaw VCR’s, cassette recorders, dvd burners makeing them unlawful to own because someone might record a song off the radio or a music video off CMT.

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