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On August 3, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Looming legal battle?  Eminem samples voicemails from Mariah Carey in new song and threatens to release nude photos.

Jury hands down verdict against downloader Joel Tenenbaum in just second case against an individual to go to trial.  Meanwhile, different record company arrives at [...]

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A federal court held last week that Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a Minnesota single mother of four, must pay $1.92 million in damages to record companies for illegally downloading 24 songs from online file-sharing services.

The verdict actually marks the end of Thomas-Rasset’s second trial. The first had ended in a much smaller judgment of [...]

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Although lawsuits by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) against Internet users suspected of illegal file-sharing have gained widespread publicity in recent years, people seeking to share and download free music online may soon face a new type of obstacle.

The Obama administration recently expressed its intention to continue the Bush-era policy [...]

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