Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Music Industry Moves Ahead With Additional Lawsuits Worldwide

Reuters reports that the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is filing lawsuits around the world against illegal file-sharers in an effort to curtail revenue losses and increasing piracy. Many file-sharers are minors so the IFPI is going after their parents. While much of the activity takes place in the US and Europe, the IFPI notes that other countries have also seen an upsurge in file-sharing popularity, making their residents targets for legal action. Read more here.

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