BMG accepts 'substantial settlement' from Cox in illegal downloads case

Monday 27 August 2018 | 09:48 CET | News
Music publisher BMG has secured what it describes as a "substantial settlement" from Cox Communications in relation to the litigation it brought against the ISP for mass-scale copyright infringement. In a statement, BMG said the "landmark ruling" handed down by US District Court Judge Liam O'Grady agreed with its central claim that an ISP needs to take specific action against subscribers it knows to be repeat copyright infringers. The music rights holder added that it hoped the settlement would persuade other US ISPs to tighten up their procedures on copyright infringement.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Cox Communications / Sony BMG
Countries: United States
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