Prince Seeks $22M From Bloggers Over Bootlegs

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 9:34 PM EST) -- Pop music icon Prince has filed a $22 million copyright infringement suit in California federal court accusing a group of bloggers and Facebook users of distributing bootlegged copies of his live performances online.

Seeking at least $1 million in damages from each defendant, the acclaimed musician said the 22 accused Internet users, many of whom the complaint identified only by screen names such as "World of Bootleg" and "The Ultimate Bootleg Experience," had posted links on their Facebook pages and on Google Inc.'s Blogger that led...
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Case Title

Nelson v. Chodera et al


Case Number

3:14-cv-00273

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Elizabeth D. Laporte

Date Filed

January 15, 2014

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