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Record Companies Sue over Copyrights

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Record Companies Sue over Copyrights

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Record Companies Sue over Copyrights

Record Companies Sue over Copyrights

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Major record labels file a new round of lawsuits accusing computer users of illegally downloading music over the Internet, raising the number of those sued to nearly 3,000. Industry officials say the suits are meant to protect artists. But some in the business say the way the industry handles royalties undermines that claim. Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.