Friday, April 21, 2006

Court Finds Reasonable Cause to Believe that UMG and Capitol Deceived United States Dept of Justice

In an April 20th decision, the federal court in the Northern District of California has found reasonable cause to believe that UMG Recordings and Capitol Records misled the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") when the DOJ was investigating possible anticompetitive conduct by them in attempting to control the digital music business.

Memorandum and Order, April 20, 2006, United States District Court, Northern District of California*

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

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1 comment:

StephenH said...

I beleive they did decieve them. In fact, I bet they are doing everything low key and under the radar in order to get away with more corporate control and greed