RIAA Goes After File Sharing Music Downloaders

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on July 21, 2003

Music Industry Wins 871 Subpoenas Against Internet Users: “The music industry has won at least 871 federal subpoenas against computer users suspected of illegally sharing music files on the Internet, with roughly 75 new subpoenas being approved each day, court officials say.” See also this RIAA press release, Recording Industry To Begin Collecting Evidence And Preparing Lawsuits Against File “Sharers” Who Illegally Offer Music Online.

  • Via Cryptome, a copy of a subpoena issued by RIAA recently under the DMCA. Most have been filed in US District Court in DC.
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