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Music publishers BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music have sued Cox Communications for copyright infringement. The companies claim that the MVPD should be penalizing its subscribers for downloading music illegally. As this Ars Technica article points out, if Cox is found to be liable of abetting this piracy there could be major financial ramifications for both the company and the industry as a whole. 

BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music have sued Cox Communications for copyright infringement, arguing that the Internet service provider doesn’t do enough to punish those who download music illegally. Both BMG and Round Hill are clients of Rightscorp, a copyright enforcement agent whose business is based on threatening ISPs with a high-stakes lawsuit if they don’t forward settlement notices to users that Rightscorp believes are “repeat infringers” of copyright.

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