Major labels sue 'Russian Facebook' for piracy

Legal proceedings have been filed by the recording industry against vKontakte (VK), the Russian social network that operates a music service deliberately facilitating copyright piracy on a large scale.
The litigation comes after months of preparation, during which repeated attempts have been made to persuade VK - dubbed the 'Russian Facebook' and the second largest social network in Europe - to tackle its copyright infringements.
The claims, filed in the Saint Petersburg & Leningradsky Region Arbitration Court, charge ...

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