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Record Labels Sue Satellite Radio Stations

Posted by: , 14:37 AEST, Thu May 18, 2006

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Labels Sue XM Over Its Device "XM Radio"
The music groups say the satellite radio firm should pay higher licensing fees because its new Inno gadget allows listeners to record tunes.

Major record labels sued XM Satellite Radio on Tuesday, alleging that a new device the company sells allowing subscribers to digitally record songs violates music copyrights.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New York, is the latest salvo in a battle over the size of licensing fees the fledgling satellite radio industry should pay music companies when enabling customers to record. More...

Credit: LA Times


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