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'Blurred Lines' Verdict Likely to Alter Music Business

A jury's verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye's music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won't just be felt by the singer's pocketbooks - it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims. An eight-person jury determined Tuesday that Williams and Thicke copied elements of Gaye's 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up” and ordered the pair to pay nearly $7.4 million to the late singer's three...

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