Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a fine of 1.5 million dollars for illegal downloads

Download illegal files protected by copyright or right dautore a widespread phenomenon in the world of the web. There are many people who have been fined around the world, like Jammie Thomas Rasset, which is now having to pay a fine of 1.5 million.The story of Jammie Thomas Rasset begins a few years ago. The woman was cited in the lawsuit by the RIAA for sharing 24 songs copyrighted on the popular P2P program Kazaa.

The woman was articulated in 3 rounds. During the first process of Duluth jury had ordered the Rasset to pay 222 thousand dollars of sanni to record companies, but the Court ordered to carry out another process because he had given the wrong guidelines to jurors.In 2009 took place the second instance of process ordered payment of $ 1.9 million for damages to the record companies.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) during the third and final round of the process has proposed unalternativa to the woman, i.e. to pay 25000 dollars to charity. But the woman refused because the figure from devolve was widely higher than agreed.

The songs that she would share on the web are the property of UMG labels: notes, Warner Bros Records, Interscope Records, Arista Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Capitol Records. recall that the first trial against a user user of P2P programs: MP3s that Jammie Thomas Rasset had only 24 were shared, so dear readers, do not download copyrighted material.

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