MP3.com Hit Hard in Court NPR's Rick Karr reports from New York on a federal judge's damage award in the case that a record label brought against MP3.com. Judge Jed Rakoff ruled MP3.com services infringed on Universal Music Group's copyrights by allowing MP3 users to listen to CD's they own from any computer with an internet connection. The damages could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars.

MP3.com Hit Hard in Court

MP3.com Hit Hard in Court

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Rick Karr reports from New York on a federal judge's damage award in the case that a record label brought against MP3.com. Judge Jed Rakoff ruled MP3.com services infringed on Universal Music Group's copyrights by allowing MP3 users to listen to CD's they own from any computer with an internet connection. The damages could amount to hundreds of millions of dollars.

Copyright © 2000 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.