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October 4, 2007

File Sharing Trial Ends With Defendant Liable

The jury in the RIAA-Jammie Thomas file sharing case found Miss Thomas liable for copyright infringement.  The damages were assessed at $9,250 per song, with 24 songs at issue in the trial.  The total damages came to $222,000.  Thomas and her lawyer made no comment after the verdict was announced.  An appeal is expected.

Details are in Wired and Ars Technica.  The latter publication has the best covrage of the trial events.

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