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The Recording Industry Ass. of America (RIAA) has sued another 717 Americans for allegely distributing music illegally on P2P networks.

The 717 lawsuits include 68 directed at unnamed people at US universities.

The latest bout of legal action brings the total number of individuals sued for allegedly sharing music illegally to almost 8,500. The RIAA last fired off a round of lawsuits in December 2004, targeting 754 alleged copyright infringers. ®

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