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Student must pay $675k for songs

Jury votes damages for illegal downloads Lawyer calls verdict unfair; vows appeal

BU graduate student Joel Tenenbaum said he was thankful his fine ‘wasn’t much bigger, that it wasn’t millions.’ BU graduate student Joel Tenenbaum said he was thankful his fine ‘wasn’t much bigger, that it wasn’t millions.’
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / August 1, 2009

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A Boston University graduate student was ordered yesterday to pay four record labels a total of $675,000 in damages for illegally downloading 30 songs and sharing them online in only the second such lawsuit to go to trial. (Full article: 1125 words)

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