After eight years of twists and turns, it appears Jammie Thomas-Rasset's legal drama is at an end. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review her case, meaning a $220,000 judgement against the Brainerd woman stands.SEE ALSO: Recording Industry Association of America responds to City Pages ... More >>
The upcoming documentary Downloaded takes a look at the rise and fall of Napster and includes interviews with a Who's Who of the music industry.And at 2:41 of the trailer, you'll see a City Pages cover.
Thomas said she hopes her case eventually reaches the U.S. Supreme Court.Jammie Thomas-Rassett, the Minnesota woman who was originally penalized $1.5 million for downloading and sharing two dozen 80's rock songs, had her penalty reduced to $54,000 by a U.S. District Court Judge on Friday.Judge Mi ... More >>
Jammie Thomas-Rasset is no download martyr, recording industry argues
This week's cover story, Download Martyr, tells the story of the five-year legal battle between Brainerd resident Jammie Thomas-Rasset and some of the country's biggest record labels. Though she denies committing any crime, Thomas-Rasset has been found liable for sharing 24 copyrighted song ... More >>
Read: Download Martyr.Our cover story on Jammie Thomas-Rasset's battle with the Recording Industry of America over music file sharing has drawn a lot of attention, including from the RIAA itself. We published the organization's official rebuttal today. In it, spokeswoman Cara Duckworth Weibl ... More >>
RIAA fines Brainerd woman $220,000 for 24 songs
peasapSometimes exterminating pirates is bad for your image.Breaking: the record industry is still hell-bent on incinerating every iota of good will the public might once have had for it.The latest evidence of this self-destructive crusade came in a Minneapolis courtroom yesterday, where Brai ... More >>
The Recording Industry Association of America once again was successful in their attempt to make an enormous example out of one Brainerd woman for her illegal downloading of music.
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