CRIMINAL CASE: U.S. v. Cogill, Case No. 2:08-mj-02089 (C.D. Cal. filed Aug. 27, 2008).

Status: Guilty plea; sentencing scheduled for May 4, 2009.

Kevin Cogill, a contributor to the music blog Antiquiet (, was arrested Aug. 27 by federal agents on charges that he violated copyright laws by posting several unreleased Guns N’ Roses songs. He pleaded guilty in December 2008, and was sentenced to two months of home confinement and one year probation, and ordered to appear in an anti-piracy commercial.

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