Digital Music Buyers Seek Class Cert. In Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, Los Angeles (March 19, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT) -- Indirect digital music purchasers who sued Sony BMG Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings Inc. and other top music distribution services for allegedly colluding to impose high prices and unfavorable terms on them urged a New York federal court on Wednesday to grant class certification in the case.

Plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation also naming Warner Music Group Corp. and Capitol Records Inc. as co-defendants allege that the companies plotted to inflate and maintain the price of digital music for Internet downloads for more than 10 years. Now the...
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