XM takes song storage heat

Gallo, Phil
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/17/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 33, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that the recording industry has filed charges against the XM Satellite Radio Inc. for massive wholesale infringement. The industry is also prompting the company to block its use of a digital song storage device. The suit is seeking for damages valuing at $150,000 for every song copied by the users of XM's Inno device. XM contends that the devices are legal and allow consumers to listen to and record radio just as the law permits.


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