"We have tried to agree fair settlements, but if people refuse to deal with the evidence against them, then the law must take its course. That's why we have had no choice but to take these five individuals to the High Court. We will be seeking an injunction and full damages for the losses they have caused." - Lawyer acting for the British Phonographic Industry.
The argument being made by the British Phonographic Industry is that these kinds of legal proceedings will encourage people to use legal music download services such as iTunes.