1st Circuit Affirms $675,000 Award Against Music Downloader

1st Circuit Affirms $675,000 Award Against Music Downloader

BOSTON - A Massachusetts federal judge did not err in upholding a jury's award of $22,500 for each of 30 songs illegally downloaded and distributed by a defendant, the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 25 (Sony BMG Music Entertainment et al. v. Joel Tenenbaum, No. 12-2146, 1st Cir.).

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