Muso signs deal with Russia's VK.com to tackle copyright infringement

RHIAN JONES

Anti-piracy company Muso has signed a deal with Russian social networking site VK.com (formerly VKontakte) to remove hundreds of mp3 sites that are making their audio library available for free.

VK is widely used as a portal for free and easy access to a large archive of unlicensed music and videos, with a reported 77% of files being unauthorised, according to Muso.

The agreement with Muso allows the constant monitoring of the VK site, with a one-click takedown facility ...

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