RIAA Targets Universities In Latest Piracy Suits

Law360, New York (March 24, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. recording industry has sued 532 people accused of illegal file sharing, in a legal move targeting U.S. universities.

The lawsuits were announced on Tuesday by the Recording Industry Association of America, which filed the suits on behalf of record companies.

Of the 532 people accused of illegal file sharing by the industry, 89 were using networks at 21 universities, including New York University, Stanford, Georgetown and Vanderbilt, according to the RIAA.

"It's important for everyone to understand that no one is immune from the...
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