headphones.jpgIPNews® – One of MySpace’s founders’ was slapped with a $6.6 million default judgment Tuesday in a a copyright infringement case several music publishers brought over his posting of the lyrics of hundreds of songs on his websites without negotiating a licensing deal.

Warner Chappell Music Inc. Peermusic and Bug Music Inc. had sought $100,000 in damages per song against Brad Greenspan, where the statutory maximum was $150,000, but the California federal court instead awarded them $12,500 for each of the 528 songs found to be infringed, as well as their costs and attorneys’ fees. The court also made permanent its previously issued injunction mandating that Greenspan take down the websites. To continue reading, click: Myspace Founder Hit With $6.6M Lyric Site Copyright Damage Award