The Turtles Slam Sirius XM With $100M Class Action

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT) -- The two founding members of American rock band The Turtles slapped Sirius XM Radio Inc. with a putative class action worth at least $100 million in California state court Thursday, alleging that the satellite music provider is illegally circulating songs the group recorded before 1972.

The founding members of The Turtles, Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan, alleged that Sirius has misappropriated pre-1972 songs by the band and other artists in violation of California civil law, which provides for exclusive ownership of such songs until the year...
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