Pop icon Prince is stirring controversy again - this time, going after fans for posting alleged bootlegged copies of his performances online.
Under his full name, Prince Rogers Nelson, the "Controversy" singer filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in the Northern District of California on Jan. 16 against 22 individuals for $1 million each - for a total of $22 million.
"The Defendants in this case engage in massive infringement and bootlegging of Prince's material," the lawsuit, obtained by ABC News, reads.
The lawsuit lists two people by name, Dan Chodera and Karina Jindrova. According to the court papers, Chodera and Jindrova operated a Facebook page, kristynafanpage, with numerous videos of Prince performances, including "Let's Go Crazy."
According to court documents, Prince sent "take down" notices to Facebook and Facebook complied, but Chodera and Jindrova objected to having the material removed.
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