*The Internet monitoring company hired by Prince's label to target sites that are using his likeness and music without permission has accused fans of expressing their anger at the wrong party.
As previously reported, three of Prince's top fansites have joined forces to create Prince Fans United with aims of fighting any legal action from Web Sherriff, the company hired to protect the singer from copyright infringement.
But, Web Sheriff claims Prince himself has nothing to do with the lawsuit threats -- it is the work of record label.
"At no time is Prince suing his fans and this is not about freedom of speech," said Web Sheriff's managing director, John Giacobbi, according to SF Gate. "The current issue is one between Prince's record label and three unofficial Web sites and relates to the use of Prince trademarks and photographs, many of which are Prince's copyright."