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MIT IP Addresses Named in Suits

IP Address Residence Date Songs Allegedly Shared Illegally
18.241.6.248 New House 8/21/05 Go West (Pet Shop Boys), That Don’t Impress Me Much (Shania Twain), A Thousand Years (Sting), Crash and Burn (Savage Garden), Wheel of Fortune (Ace of Base)
18.242.6.31 Next House  9/9/05 Fast Car (Tracy Chapman), Always On the Run (Lenny Kravitz), Streets of Philadelphia (Bruce Springsteen)
18.248.7.245 East Campus 9/10/05 El Capitan (OPM), Brown Eyed Girl (Everclear), Why Can’t We Be Friends (Smash Mouth), What I Said I Do (Clint Black)
18.242.6.153 Next House 9/11/05 On Sacred Ground (Yanni), Reason for Rainbows (Yanni), Going Home (Kenny G)
18.215.1.212 Phi Kappa Sigma 9/12/05 Hey Baby (No Doubt), Underneath It All (No Doubt), In My Head (No Doubt), Have You Ever (The Offspring)
18.242.6.48 Next House 9/14/05 Sex and Candy (Marcy Playground), Ride Wit Me (Nelly), Man in the Mirror (Michael Jackson), Give It Away (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Girlfriend (Alicia Keys)

court filing

The record industry filed a lawsuit against users at the IP addresses listed above for sharing songs without permission. The lawsuit, No. 05-11960 was filed in federal district court in Massachusetts on Sept. 29.