LimeWire Settles Copyright Suit With Music Publishers

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LimeWire has settled a copyright suit that was brought against them be several different music publishers back in June.

The settlement puts to rest the suit against LimeWire that involved more than 30 different music publishers. LimeWire was sued last year and ordered to disable “the searching, downloading, uploading, file trading and/or file distribution functionality, and/or all functionality” of the LimeWire software.

LimeWire tried to stay alive as long as it could until the court ordered them to shut their doors. A spokesperson from the National Music Publishers Association issued the following statement on the matter:

“We are pleased that this litigation is over. The parties worked hard to achieve a settlement that is a good result for all involved.”

According to Cnet there is still a separate suit that was filed back in December by 23 different record companies still set to go to trial on May 2nd.

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