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Record Labels Sued

Twenty-eight states filed suit today, accusing the five major record labels of fixing prices on CD's. The suit follows a settlement earlier this year between the labels and the Federal Trade Commission over an FTC investigation into similar charges. Both involved an industry policy dubbed MAP - for "minimum advertised price" - the labels helped finance advertising for record stores that agreed not to sell CD's below a minimum price set by the labels. Today's suit was filed in New York. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports. 3:30

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