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Article posted Jun 27 2013, 3:12 AM Category: Big Brother/Orwellian Source: TorrentFreak Print

Court of Appeals Orders Student to Pay $675K File-Sharing Damages


After a tortuous route through the U.S. legal system, a court has decided that a punishment first handed down to a file-sharer in 2009 should stand. The First Circuit Court of Appeals said it had not hesitated in its decision to uphold the $675,000 damages award against a Boston student who shared 30 songs online, adding that it is this kind of behavior Congress was trying to deter when it amended the Copyright Act.

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Nickel's 2 Bits

Posted: Jun 27 2013, 10:46 AM

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678 Kudos for the restraint of government. If this had been a truly free society, the owner of the files would have simply sent someone around to shoot the infringer.
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Posted: Jul 01 2013, 2:01 PM

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17444 This is just more money the Jewish courts are handing the Jewish recording industry without earning it.


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