Unable to win a court case against file-sharers, Promusicae, the Spanish branch of the RIAA, decides to go after the software developer instead.
Pablo Soto, founder and CEO of MP2P Technologies, announced today hat he has been served with an unprecedented lawsuit from Promusicae, the organization that represents the recording industry in Spain.
Promusicae filed a claim with the Madrid Court for Commercial Matters against Pablo Soto Bravo as the creator and operator of the Blubster, Piolet and Manolito file-sharing networks for allegedly “facilitating the illegal interchange of copyrighted music.” It argues that the P2P networks he created were developed for the sole purpose of sharing music.
“All the promotional slogans on Soto’s websites urge users to…
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