Warner Music Group Hit With 14 Antitrust Suits

Law360, New York (May 5, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As the U.S. Department of Justice presses on with its antitrust investigation of the music industry, Warner Music Group Inc. has revealed that it is currently facing 14 class action lawsuits in connection with the pricing of digital music downloads.

The recording giant disclosed the flurry of litigation on Friday in a routine quarterly filing of financial data with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The private class actions mirror the government’s probe into possible price-fixing of digital downloads in the music industry, according to Warner...
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