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Judge Tosses Verdict in Jammie Thomas Trial
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 25 September 2008 11:42

The RIAA loses another pivotal infringement case
Shane McGlaun (Blog) - September 25, 2008 12:10 PM
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Many music fans and supports of consumer rights were appalled when Jammie Thomas was ordered to pay $220,000 in restitution to RIAA for allegedly making copyrighted songs available on peer-to-peer network Kazaa.

The original verdict called for Thomas to pay the massive settlement amounting to $9,250 per song and she was said to have made a little more than 1,700 tracks available. RIAA attorney Richard Gabriels said outside the courthouse after the verdict was handed down, "This is what can happen if you don’t settle." In other words, if we tell you to pay, pay whether you did it or not.
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