Saturday, November 06, 2010

1.5-million-dollar verdict in US music piracy case

"A US jury has ordered a Minnesota woman to pay 1.5 million dollars for illegally downloading 24 songs in a high-profile digital piracy case. Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a single mother of four, was found liable by a jury on Wednesday of copyright infringement for using KaZaA peer-to-peer file-sharing network to download the songs over the Internet. She was ordered to pay 62,500 dollars for each of the 24 songs, a total of 1.5 million dollars"
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