Saturday, October 02, 2004

News: US music targets more 'pirates'

More people are using legitimate download servicesThe US record industry is suing 32 people at 26 colleges across the country in an effort to stamp out illegal downloading.
Several record companies say the individuals used university networks to illegally distribute material on file-swapping services.

The industry is sueing individual users in an attempt to thwart piracy, which it blames for a downturn in sales. The move comes despite figures which show the industry is recovering.