Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides

Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides
Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides

Over the past few years, record labels have been suing ISPs for not removing music pirates from their services, and today, the record labels may have won a tremendous victory. A US District Court jury has found Cox Communications liable for piracy infringement of more than 10,000 musical works, and as a result, has awarded $1 billion in damages to Sony Music, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and EMI, as reported by Billboard and Variety.
Essentially, the recording industry just showed that a jury will buy its argument that an ISP should be held liable for failing to kick a music pirate off its network. And similar lawsuits like the one Cox lost today have been filed against Charter, Charter subsidiary Bright House Networks, RCN,...
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Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides Reviewed by streakoggi on December 19, 2019 Rating: 5
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