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Kazaa creator sues Internet giants for patent infringement - Times of India

   Found at 12/13/2011 via ipnewsflash.com
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Le Boeuf:

   Found at 3/28/2011 via www.usavanguard.com
The Age of Digital Downloads, it is a marker for the period of time that we have entered. Some would say it started with the music industry. Napster unleashed a popular desire to hoard mp3 files. iTunes made it legal. Other programs came along such as Limewire and Kazaa. More...
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TECHNOLOGY: Kazaa May Benefit from New Apple App Rules

   Found at 3/8/2011 via www.allaboutjazz.com
Here's a novel theory: Despite the doom and gloom talk in the subscription music sector now that Apple may take a 30% cut of in-app sign ups, one stock analyst says Kazaa may actually benefit from the new rules. So far, Kazaa has been overlooked in this debate, but John Gilliam thinks the on-demand streaming service may be set for a comeback... More...
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When It Comes to Illegal Downloads, Movies Trump Music

   Found at 2/7/2011 via techland.time.com
Napster. KaZaA. LimeWire. All three of these existed in the glory days of illegal music pirating. But new research shows that the good 'ol days of copping the latest Britney tracks from someone's library are as good as over. A P2P file-sharing study (PDF) conducted by Envisional shows that out of all the media we share [...] More...
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US mom owes $1.5 million for illegally downloading 24 songs

   Found at 11/6/2010 via www.thepoc.net
?What?s the value of a song?? asked Yahoo as it reported the case of Jammie Thomas-Rasset, dubbed as the face of the United States? record industry?s battle against piracy/illegal downloads. Thomas-Rasset is ordered to pay record labels $1.5 million for downloading and sharing 24 songs in the website Kazaa in 2006. Another website called it ?The World?s most expensive CD.? Three trials During ... More...
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Woman found guilty (again) of sharing 24 songs, owes $1.5 million

   Found at 11/5/2010 via news.yahoo.com
In her third round in court, Jammie Thomas-Rasset has once again been found guilty of downloading and sharing 24 songs on Kazaa. This time, she has been ordered to cough up $1.5 million for a couple dozen tunes, which allegedly included Green Day and Aerosmith. More...
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Woman Cannot Afford to Pay RIAA $1.5 Million for Illegally Sharing Music Online

   Found at 11/5/2010 via thecelebritycafe.com
Jammie Thomas-Rasset of Brainerd, Minnesota has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the Recording Industry Association of America TheCelebrityCafe.com Staff A mother of four from Brainerd, Minnesota has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the RIAA for illegally violating copyrights on 24 songs. Although Jammie Thomas-Rasset, 33, shared upwards of 1,700 songs on file-sharing site Kazaa, she was ... More...
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Minn. Woman Ordered To Pay $1.5 Million For Music Piracy

   Found at 11/5/2010 via www.redorbit.com
An American jury has ordered a Minnesota mother of four to pay $1.5 million dollars for committing two dozen acts of copyright infringement using an online file-sharing network. The ruling against Brainerd-resident Jammie Thomas-Rasset was handed down by a jury on Wednesday. She was ordered to pay $62,500 for each of the 24 songs that she downloaded using the Kazaa peer-to-peer distribution ... More...
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US$1.5m verdict in piracy case

   Found at 11/4/2010 via www.straitstimes.com
WASHINGTON - A US jury has ordered a Minnesota woman to pay US$1.5 million (S$1.9 million) for illegally downloading 24 songs in a high-profile digital piracy case. Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a single mother of four, was found liable by a jury on Wednesday of copyright infringement for using KaZaA peer-to-peer file-sharing network to download the songs over the Internet. She was ordered to pay US$62 ... More...
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RIAA Wins Another Pyrrhic Victory in File-Sharing Case

   Found at 11/4/2010 via www.ecommercetimes.com
In her third trial, Minnesota resident Jammie Thomas-Rasset -- whose fame has extended well beyond the proverbial 15 minutes -- was once again slapped with a fine for sharing 24 songs. On Wednesday, the jury awarded $1.5 million in damages to Capitol Records. That's $62,500 for each of the 24 songs Thomas-Rasset illegally shared through Kazaa in 2006. More...
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Jury Dings File Sharer $1.5 Million for 24 Songs

   Found at 11/4/2010 via www.wired.com
Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the first file sharer to take a Recording Industry Association of America lawsuit to a jury trial, is being dinged $62,500 for each of 24 songs she pilfered on Kazaa ? $1.5 million in all. The result is the third verdict by a Minnesota jury in a case that has morphed into a real-life version of Groundhog Day. And Wednesday?s outcome is not likely to be the last word, either. More...
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Woman Must Pay $1.5 Million for Illegally Downloaded Songs [Lawsuits]

   Found at 11/3/2010 via gawker.com
# lawsuits Jammie Thomas has been fighting the RIAA in court since 2006 over 24 songs she illegally downloaded via Kazaa. A third verdict in the case handed down today awards record companies $1.5 million in damages, or $62,500 per song. Moreá╗ More...
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Woman Must Pay $1.5 Million for Illegally Downloaded Songs [Lawsuits]

   Found at 11/3/2010 via gawker.com
# lawsuits Jammie Thomas has been fighting the RIAA in court since 2006 over 24 songs she illegally downloaded via Kazaa. A third verdict in the case handed down today awards record companies $1.5 million in damages, or $62,500 per song. Moreá╗ More...
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RIAA: giving music away for free worse than charging for it

   Found at 11/3/2010 via arstechnica.com
Testimony in the Jammie Thomas-Rasset file-sharing re-retrial concluded today as Thomas-Rasset took the stand and told the jury that she considers herself a big supporter of the music industry (read our coverage of day one ). "I was buying my music," she said. "I wasn't getting it for free off KaZaA." But the jury in this case was tasked with deciding damages, not liability, which has already ... More...
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After Ten Years, LimeWire Capitulates To The Music Industry

   Found at 10/26/2010 via techcrunch.com
The music industry lawyers just put another notch on their wall. After ten years of existence, peer-to-peer music sharing service LimeWire is joining Napster, Kazaa, and all the rest. It will abide by a court-ordered injunction today and begin to disable the file-sharing and music-searching features of its P2P software. Years of legal battles and the prospects of paying astronomical fines ... More...
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