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DOWNLOADING MUSIC
(2007-02-21)
(wgvu) - THE RECORDING INDUSTRY IS FILING MORE
COMPLAINTS WITH COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WHERE STUDENTS ILLEGALLY
DOWNLOAD MUSIC ON CAMPUS COMPUTER NETWORKS.
THE RECORDING INDUSTRY OF AMERICA HAS COMPLAINED ABOUT NEARLY
15-THOUSAND STUDENTS AT 25 UNIVERSITIES. THAT'S NEARLY TRIPLE THE
NUMBER FOR THE PREVIOUS SCHOOL YEAR.
SOME SCHOOLS AGGRESSIVELY WARN STUDENTS AFTER THEY RECEIVE
COMPLAINTS. OTHERS DO NOT.
AT MICHIGAN STATE, STUDENTS CAUGHT TWICE ARE FORCED TO WATCH AN
EIGHT-MINUTE ANTI-PIRACY D-V-D PRODUCED BY THE RECORDING INDUSTRY.
A THIRD-TIME OFFENDER CAN BE SUSPENDED FOR A SEMESTER.
M-S-U CAME IN SEVENTH WITH 753 COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS. NORTHERN
MICHIGAN AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ALSO APPEARED AMONG THE TOP
25 SCHOOLS FOR COMPLAINTS.

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