Streaming News

Major Labels Want ISP to Pay Additional $12 Million in Piracy Liability Case * TorrentFreak

Home > Lawsuits > Repeat Infringer >

In 2022, a group of major recording labels won $47 million in damages from Internet provider Grande Communications. Now, just a few months later, the music companies say they’re entitled to more. To compensate for attorneys fees and interest, the labels are seeking over $12 million, a request that has sparked opposition from Grande.

grande astoundLast fall, several of the world’s largest music companies including Warner Bros. and Sony Music prevailed in their lawsuit against Internet provider Grande Communications.

The record labels accused the Astound-owned ISP of not doing enough to stop pirating subscribers. Specifically, they alleged that the company failed to terminate repeat infringers.

The trial took more than two weeks to complete and ended in a resounding victory for the labels. A Texas federal jury found Grande guilty of willful contributory copyright infringement, and the ISP was ordered to pay $47 million in damages to the record…

You can read the full Torrent Freak article here

Related Articles

U.S. Identifies Top Pirate Sites and Other ‘Notorious Markets’ * TorrentFreak

Top Tutorials

‘Canada is a Video Piracy Hotspot While Brazil Sees Piracy in Decline’ * TorrentFreak

Top Tutorials

The World’s Oldest Active Torrent Turns 20 Years Old * TorrentFreak

Top Tutorials

Leave a Comment