Music Industry Sues Online Music Swappers : News Photo

Music Industry Sues Online Music Swappers

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NEW YORK - MARCH 6: (FILE PHOTO) A New York University student downloads music from the Napster site March 6, 2001 in New York City. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed 261 lawsuits September 8, 2003 against file sharers that have downloaded music files from the internet. The RIAA has additionally sent out over 1,500 subpeonas to internet providers. U.S. copyright laws allow for damages of $750 to $150,000 for each song offered illegally on a person's computer. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - MARCH 6: (FILE PHOTO) A New York University student downloads music from the Napster site March 6, 2001 in New York City. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed 261 lawsuits September 8, 2003 against file sharers that have downloaded music files from the internet. The RIAA has additionally sent out over 1,500 subpeonas to internet providers. U.S. copyright laws allow for damages of $750 to $150,000 for each song offered illegally on a person's computer. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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New York University student downloads music from the Napster site... News Photo 2476999Computerized,File,Intellectual Property,Internet,Law,Learning,Music,Napster,New York City,New York University,Share,Site,Trading,USA,YoungPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2001 Getty ImagesNEW YORK - MARCH 6: (FILE PHOTO) A New York University student downloads music from the Napster site March 6, 2001 in New York City. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) filed 261 lawsuits September 8, 2003 against file sharers that have downloaded music files from the internet. The RIAA has additionally sent out over 1,500 subpeonas to internet providers. U.S. copyright laws allow for damages of $750 to $150,000 for each song offered illegally on a person's computer. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)