Eighth Circuit orders file-sharer to pay record companies $220K in prominent case

, The National Law Journal

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has reinstated statutory damages of more than $220,000 against a woman who illegally file-shared two dozen songs, finding the damages to be constitutional.

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  • Lulaine

    This is a very serious verdict that may send a chill down the spine of illegal downloading community.The company is well within their right no matter how unreasonable or extreme the punishment may be. The isn't much the guilty party can do except negotiate a logical payment schedule.

    http://www.legalfunding.com/

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