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Jury Sets Award In Piracy Case

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fbi anti piracy warning 385 Jury Sets Award In Piracy Case

There’s been another ruling in a case in which a Minnesota woman was accused by the recording industry of sharing 24 songs over the Internet.

A federal jury in Minneapolis has decided that Jammie  Thomas-Rasset has to pay the Recording Industry Association of America $1.5 million — or $62,500 per song. Last year a federal jury found that Thomas-Rasset willfully violated the copyrights on the songs — and was ordered to pay nearly $2 million in damages. A federal judge reduced the verdict to about $54,000 in damages — and the RIAA went back to court after rejecting the reduced penalty.

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