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Prince declares war on bootleggers in $22 million lawsuit

Pop superstar Prince has launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against bootleggers he has accused of "massive infringement".

The Purple Rain hitmaker has declared war on 22 individuals, suing each for $1 million .

Two of the alleged bootleggers have been named, while the other 20 have been listed as "DOES 1-20" in his lawsuit, which he filed last week (ends17Jan14), according to NME.com.

An attorney for the singer says, "Each defendant is responsible for up to thousands of separate acts of infringement and bootlegging."

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