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Music Industry Sues Hundreds of Song Swappers

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Music Industry Sues Hundreds of Song Swappers

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Music Industry Sues Hundreds of Song Swappers

Music Industry Sues Hundreds of Song Swappers

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The Recording Industry Association of America files civil suits against 261 individuals for making "substantial" amounts of copyright music available for free on the Internet. The RIAA is targeting people who've uploaded more than 1,000 copyright songs, but also announces an amnesty program for those who turn themselves in. Hear NPR's Lynn Neary.