Student Ordered to Pay $675,000

Posted By Staff

Date: July 31st, 2009

Category: Nutty News

musicBOSTON, Massachusetts -  A federal jury on Friday ordered a Boston University graduate student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music online to pay $675,000 to four record labels. Joel Tenenbaum, of  Providence, Rhode Island,  admitted in court that he downloaded and distributed 30 songs. The only issue for the jury to decide was how much in damages to award the record labels.  More… 

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2 Responses to “Student Ordered to Pay $675,000”

  1. JJBlay Says:

    I hope he’s already consulted a bankruptcy lawyer, because not all judgments are secured or protected from discharge in bankruptcy like some people think.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    And if he is protected from the judgement, does that make the music companies feel better that someone is having to file bankruptcy for downloading some songs? Asscakes.

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