MySpace Founder's Lyrics Site Hit With $6.6M Copyright Verdict

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday ordered a company run by the co-founder of MySpace Inc. to pay $6.6 million over allegations that it operated song lyric websites that infringed copyrights held by a group of music publishers.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu entered a final default judgment in favor of music publishers Peermusic Ltd., Bug Music Inc. and Warner Chappell Music Inc., saying that LiveUniverse Inc. — a company run by Brad Greenspan, who co-founded MySpace — infringed copyrights on 528 songs by posting...
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Peermusic, III, Ltd. et al v. LiveUniverse, Inc. et al


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2:09-cv-06160

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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George H. Wu

Date Filed

August 24, 2009

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