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After a tortuous route through the U.S. legal system, a court has decided that a punishment first handed down to a file-sharer in 2009 should stand. 433 more words


Supreme Court Denies Hearing Against Downloader

Yesterday the Supreme Court denied Joel Tenenbaum to hear his case after a federal court ordered Tenenbaum to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading music seven years ago.   143 more words

Supreme Court lets stand $675K fine for music downloads

Supreme Court lets stand $675K fine for music downloads
22nd May 2012

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider the petition of Joel Tenenbaum, a former doctoral student at Boston University who faces a fine of US$675,000 for illegally downloading 30 songs. 168 more words


Is copyright actually right?

I had just about decided that I was done blogging. It wasn’t something I had done regularly before I started English with Professor Woodworth in the fall. 196 more words


Supreme Court Won't Hear BU Student's Appeal Of $675K Music Download Fine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to take up a Boston University student’s constitutional challenge to a $675,000 penalty for illegally downloading 30 songs and sharing them on the Internet. 152 more words


Tenenbaum Demands Rehearing of $675,000 RIAA File-Sharing Case

Tenenbaum Demands Rehearing of $675,000 RIAA File-Sharing Case
4th November 2011

After more than five years the long-running and controversial file-sharing case of Joel Tenenbaum against the RIAA continues with his legal team filing a petition for a rehearing en banc. 549 more words

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Music Fan Owes $675,000 for Illegal Downloads, Court Rules

In 2009, a Boston jury downgraded a ruling against Joel Tenenbaum for illegally downloading music files from $675,000 to just $67,500, deeming the original penalty “unconstitutionally excessive.”…MORE