Sony hits Beyonce pirate with $233,000 lawsuit - report

RHIAN JONES

Sony Music Entertainment is suing a BitTorrent user in Sweden for $233,000 (approx. £154,060) for leaking Beyonce’s 4 album to The Pirate Bay ahead of its release.

The claim is that on June 8, 2011 a man from Gothenburg shared LP 4 in advance of its June 24 commercial release date. The 47-year-old is reportedly a music industry worker, reports TorrentFreak.

In a submission to the Gothenburg District Court, Sony said that its business has been negatively affected by ...

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