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Eric Clapton waives claims after winning German bootleg CD case

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Eric Clapton has waived his claims against a German woman after winning a case about bootleg CDs, according to a statement on his homepage. The famous Blues singer and guitarist had won a case against a woman from Ratingen, near Dusseldorf, after a judge ruled she could no longer sell a live recording of a Clapton concert from 1987 on eBay. The woman would otherwise face an administrative fine of up to 250,000 euros (282,000 dollars), the court ruled. The woman had found the two CDs while clearing out the home of her former husband afer his death. She offered the CDs on eBay for 9.95 euros. Cl…

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