What about the leaker? Blabbermouth had this about what Kevin Cogill (a.k.a. Skwerl) faces as well as a statement from the GNR camp: He faces up to three years in prison and $250,000 in fines. On Wednesday he became the first Californian charged under a 3-year-old federal anti-piracy law that makes it a felony to distribute a copyrighted work on computer networks before its release.
Guns N' Roses released a statement: "Presently, though we don't support this guy's actions at that level, our interest is in the original source. We can't comment publicly at this time as the investigation is ongoing." - more on this story