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Smaller damages sought in music case

Lawyer for file-sharing BU student says jury award should be $21

‘She’s on the record as being sympathetic,’ said Joel Tenenbaum of the judge in his copyright infringement case. ‘She’s on the record as being sympathetic,’ said Joel Tenenbaum of the judge in his copyright infringement case.
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / February 24, 2010

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A Boston University graduate student who was ordered to pay four record labels a total of $675,000 in damages for illegally sharing 30 songs online caused no more than $21 in damages, said his lawyer, who implored a federal judge yesterday to slash the jury award or order a new trial. (Full article: 654 words)

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