The recording industry is seeking to settle more claims out of court against people it suspects of illegally downloading copyrighted music, even as it presses Internet service providers to increase record-keeping on those who may be sued.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said its members will offer to settle the claims “at a discounted rate” if Internet service providers (ISPs) notify customers of a potential lawsuit early and agree to keep records related to the customers for 180 days, according to a Jan. 31 letter from the RIAA to the ISPs.
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