Beastie Boys win $1.7M suit

June 6, 2014 3:09 PM

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Beastie Boys win $1.7M suit

NEW YORK — It’s a rap: The Beastie Boys have won $1.7 million in a copyright violation case against the maker of Monster Energy drink.

Thursday’s ruling ends a case in which the two surviving members of the band testified about their staunch opposition to the use of their music in commercial endorsements.

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