quote: Sony BMG’s head of litigation Jennifer Pariser equated Fair Use to stealing when she testified that if “an individual makes a copy of a song for himself, I suppose we can say he stole a song,” adding that making “a copy” is just “a nice way saying ‘steals just one copy.’”
quote: You set up a comparison between two unrelated things
quote: There exists an inherent danger to children because of CP, the only danger that exists from "stealing music" is that record label executives get only 10 Mercedes this year, not 15.
quote: the only danger that exists from "stealing music" is that record label executives get only 10 Mercedes this year, not 15
quote: would have to pay over $9k for sharing a song without any evidence that she actually did it?
quote: Tell me, in what universe is it fair or correct that this woman would have to pay over $9k for sharing a song without any evidence that she actually did it?
quote: Written and recorded over the course of only nine days in March and April 2006, its lyrics are in line with the early 1960s albums of folk artists such as Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan, though it is set to what Young calls "metal folk protest music" courtesy of Young, bassist Rick Rosas, drummer Chad Cromwell and trumpet player Tommy Bray.
quote: Forensic scientists could not find any evidence of file sharing on her new hard drive, and her old hard drive was not admitted as evidence.
quote: So if there was no evidence on the PC, how could she be proved guilty beyond all reasonable doubt?
quote: For this lady, she probably should have settled cause she didn't seem to have any evidence at all.
quote: but she really had no case, so she couldn't educate the jury. other than claiming she was the victim of some malicious attack (for which she had no proof), what did she have? nothing. nothing + nothing = nothing.
quote: I guess the best thing to do is spoof your IP address, I know there is software out there that can do it but I've always read it usually doesn't work well.
quote: “This is what can happen if you don’t settle,” said RIAA attorney Richard Gabriels, speaking to reporters just outside the Duluth, Minnesota Courthouse, minutes after Jammie Thomas was found liable for copyright infringement to the tune of $222,000.
quote: she was held liable for $9,250 worth of damages, coming to a grand total of $222,000.