Amdur, Meredith
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/10/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 48, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the settlement between Brianna Lahara and the Recording Industry Association of America Inc. in New York. Illegal copying and swapping of copyrighted song tracks by Lahara; Representation of Lahara by her mother Sylvia Torres during the settlement; Contrite statement of Lahara.


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