“Legal” MP3 Site Shuttered by FTC
“A U.S. court has ordered a Web site that bills itself as ‘Napster’s Number One Replacement Software’ to stop promising customers that they won’t face copyright lawsuits when they download songs for free, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday.
“A U.S. court in California ordered MP3DownloadCity.com to temporarily remove its claims as it considers the FTC’s request for a permanent ban.”
Reuters. Music Web Site Ordered to Change Tune. CNN.com. Oct. 19, 2005.
Federal Trade Commission. FTC Clamps Down on File-sharing Service Site. (Press release) Oct. 19, 2005.
United States District Court, Central District of California. Federal Trade Commission vs. Cashier Myricks Jr. d/b/a MP3DOWNLOADCITY.COM.
Eric J. Sinrod. Perspective: Nothing But the Online Truth–Or Else. News.com. Oct. 26, 2005.
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