Record Companies Seek Napster Damages

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SAN FRANCISCO — The recording industry, sensing victory and looking to avoid trial in its suit against Napster Inc., asked a federal judge to rule that the song-swap company is liable for damages for copyright infringement.
In a request for summary judgment filed late Tuesday with U.S. District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel, the recording industry insisted Napster had direct knowledge of the copyright infringement aided by its network of users.

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