Michael Robertson is facing a $15.8 million judgment for infringing song copyrights.
Nearly two years ago, in one of the most complex copyright lawsuits of all time, MP3Tunes founder Michael Robertson was found liable at trial for infringing the works of Capitol Records, EMI and other record labels and music publishers. After some modifications by the judge, Robertson was ordered to fork over some $15.8 million. The dispute has now been brought to a federal appeals court, which will address the liability of a company that allowed its users to upload music from third-party websites to storage lockers. But that’s not the only reason to pay continued attention to this case.
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