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Music labels unite to sue porn sites

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Katy Perry

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The record labels behind Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry have collectively launched a lawsuit against several pornographic websites for using the artists' songs in their adult films.

RK Netmedia and porn site Reality Kings.com are being sued for copyright infringement "of the most blatant and offensive kind" by 11 major labels for using songs such as Jackson's 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough', Timberlake's 'SexyBack' and Perry's 'I Kissed A Girl' as the soundtrack to their videos.

According to TMZ, the lawsuit states that the songs are often played as background music to sexual acts, lipsynched by actors during intercourse or even used as inspiration for the premise of several movies.

The lawsuit lists 18 pages of copyright infringements, with each label asking for $150,000 per infringement.

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