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Label Century Media sues music downloaders

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Sep 2012 22:00 User comments (2)

Label Century Media sues music downloaders Record label Century Media has sued 7000 torrent users this week for allegedly downloading and sharing music from the metal groups Iced Earth and Lacuna Coil.
Century Media has used Jay R. McDaniels of New Jersey for the suit, and the attorney has already filed 16 other cases against alleged file sharers.

Making the case different than others is the fact that McDaniels is trying to have the U.S. District Court consider the file sharers as a "swarm," or a single legal entity.

So far, two judges have refused to grant Century Media that injunction.

Altogether, the attorney has sued 14,000 alleged pirates.

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2 user comments

119.9.2012 4:05

Ummmm..........nothing better to do?!?!?!?!?!?

Consider it free advertising.

Wonder what Lacuna Coil and that other no name band thinks of the legal actions. If they're jagoffs like Metallica then their opinions don't matter to me.

219.9.2012 20:59

Good luck; judges have proven rather hostile to this type of litigation. Furthermore, nearly every defendant who has bothered to go to court, rather than settle, has prevailed against the plaintiffs.

Greed fail.

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