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August 01, 2005

UK Music Labels File Piracy Lawsuits

Yahoo: British Record companies are filing their first ever lawsuits against five people accused of illicitly sharing music online. So far, more than 60 BPI lawsuits have already been settled out of court, with users paying up to 6,500 pounds each in compensation...

According to Peter Jamieson, chairman of the British Phonographic Industry trade group, "Music fans are increasingly tuning into legal download sites for the choice, value and convenience they offer...But we cannot let illegal filesharers off the hook. They are undermining the legal services, they are damaging music and they are breaking the law."

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