Jury orders woman to pay RIAA $222,000 for illegal music sharing

Friday, 5 October 2007, 3:17 PM EST

A federal jury in Duluth, Minnesota Thursday ordered a Minneapolis woman to pay $220,000 to six music companies for illegally downloading and sharing copyrighted music over a peer-to-peer network.

The 12 person jury said Jammie Thomas must pay $9,250 for each of the 24 songs that were the focus of the case. In their complaint, the six music companies that sued her had claimed that Thomas had illegally shared a total of 1,702 songs over the Kazaa file sharing network, but they chose to focus on a representative list of 24 songs.

At Computerworld.

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