2004
TECH NEWS

Names sought in battle over internet song sharing

from CBC.ca archives | Mon, 16 Feb 2004

TORONTO - Canadians who get their music free from the internet will be closely watching a court case that gets underway in Toronto Monday.

The Canadian Recording Industry Association will ask a judge to order the country's largest internet providers to disclose the identity of 29 people who share copyrighted music through music swapping networks such as Kazaa, Grokster and Morpheus.

The Canadians in question are customers with at least five internet providers, including Telus, Rogers, Shaw Communications, Bell Sympatico and Videotron.

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