RIAA granted court request to obtain details of YouTube pirates


The RIAA has been granted a request to obtain the personal details of two users who uploaded leaked Chris Brown tracks on YouTube.

After discovering the leak earlier this month, the trade organisation contacted YouTube to demand the takedown of the tracks in question, according to TorrentFreak.

The videos were removed, but the RIAA then went one step further and took the case to court to obtain a subpoena for the personal details of the uploader/s. The request was ...

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