Garth Brooks Publisher Sues MP3 for Copyright Infringement

A major Nashville song publisher has filed suit against online music site, asking for an unspecified amount of money for "willful copyright infringement." The Major Bob Music Publishing Group, which owns some 2,500 copyrights — including much of Garth Brooks ’ recorded work –- charges MP3 with repeated and deliberate infringement of its copyrights. The lawsuit, filed Monday (May 14) in U.S. District Court, the Southern District of New York, seeks at least $150,000 for each copyright infringement. More.