Students Say They Were "Tricked" Into Piracy

Law360, New York (January 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of college students that was sued by the entertainment industry for alleged copyright infringement is trying to force the creator of a file-sharing network to fund a possible settlement with the organization.

The Recording Industry Association of America targeted 42 students at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst last year, after they used the experimental peer-to-peer network i2hub to share copyrighted movies and music. The suits are just a small part of the RIAA’s widespread litigation campaign to stem piracy.

The school’s Student Legal...
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