The blogger who reportedly leaked parts of the band’s latest album was sentenced this week for copyright infringement.
Press Release Service – Wired PR News – A blogger who pleaded guilty to copyright infringement after leaking parts of the latest album of rock band Guns N’ Roses was sentenced for the act early this week. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), Kevin Cogill was ordered by U.S. District Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams to serve two months of home confinement and one year of probation.
Cogill is quoted in the report as stating in court while apologizing for his actions, “I never intended to hurt the artist… I intended to promote the artist because I’m a fan.” He reportedly lost his job due to the charges brought against him.
The Guns N’ Roses album, Chinese Democracy was released in 2008.
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