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December 19, 2019 | Press Statements

Statement of RIAA Chief Legal Officer Kenneth L. Doroshow on the Cox Communications Verdict

WASHINGTON, DC (December 19, 2019) – Kenneth L. Doroshow, Chief Legal Officer of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), released the following statement regarding today’s favorable verdict in the Cox Communications repeat infringement lawsuit:

“The jury’s verdict sends a clear message – Cox and other ISPs that fail to meet their legal obligations to address piracy on their networks will be held accountable.  The jury recognized these companies’ legal obligation to take meaningful steps to protect music online and made a strong statement about the value of a healthy music ecosystem for everyone – ranging from creators to fans to the available outlets for legitimate music consumption.”