EMI Labels Sue Ex-MP3.com Exec Over MP3 Sites

Law360, New York (November 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Seven years after paying the recording industry $100 million to settle a lawsuit over MP3.com, online music industry executive Michael Robertson was sued again for copyright infringement on Friday over two new music-sharing Web sites.

Several EMI Group labels sued Robertson and his company MP3tunes LLC, which runs sideload.com and mp3tunes.com, for willful infringement of copyrights.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Manhattan, says that the two Web sites offer an integrated music service which allows users to listen...
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