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Welcome to the jungle plea deal. It's not all fun and games.

A Los Angeles blogger accused of leaking tracks from  Guns N' Roses' forthcoming Chinese Democracy has agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor count of federal copyright infringement in a deal that will likely see him avoid jail time.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig Missakian confirmed to Wired that, come a Dec. 8 hearing, 27-year-old Kevin Cogill will acknowledge he illicitly uploaded nine highly anticipated new songs to his website last summer.

Cogill, who remains free on $100,000 bail, has yet to reveal who passed him the tunes.

Last month, Cogill's lawyer told E! News the feds had downgraded a felony charge to the misdemeanor count, which carries a maximum one-year prison term. As a first-time offender, however, it's more than likely prosecutors would settle for probation, attorney David Kolyanides said.

A rep for Guns N' Roses was unavailable for comment. After seemingly interminable delays, Chinese Democracy is finally due out Nov. 23.

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