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Prince Sues 22 People For $22 Million

by | 28th, January 2014

Rock singer Prince performs at the Orange Bowl during his Purple Rain tour in Miami, Fla., April 7, 1985.

POOR, hard-up Prince has shocked his fans after The Purple One launched some legal action against 22 people for posting copies of live performances online.

Court documents say that the accused have distributed bootleg recordings using social networks and blogs.

Of course, Prince has every right to try and protect his music, but let is look at a broader picture first: How many people live in countries where Prince hasn’t performed or, when he has toured, the tickets have sold out or been so expensive that it ensured many fans couldn’t see him?

There’s a lot of people who can’t see Prince, compared to those who have. With that, some grotty bootlegs admittedly inferior to the real thing allow those not fortunate enough, to experience Prince in the live arena. Right?

No matter. The action has been filed and says: “The

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