EMI Says MP3Tunes Founder Infringed Tracks As Trial Wraps

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The founder of defunct music storage service MP3Tunes LLC should be found liable for infringing thousands of copyrights on songs, an attorney for record label EMI told a New York federal jury on Monday, concluding arguments in a three-week trial.

MP3Tunes founder Michael Robertson was the driving force behind the site’s theft of music and album cover art, EMI attorney Andrew Bart said during closing arguments. MP3Tunes, which created a search engine allowing users to “sideload” songs and store them in digital lockers, was part of...
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Case Title

Capitol Records, Inc. et al v. MP3TUNES, LLC et al


Case Number

1:07-cv-09931

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

November 9, 2007

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