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Submission + - Jammie Thomas-Rassett award slashed (p2pnet.net)

An anonymous reader writes: Judge Michael Davis has slashed the amount Jammie Thomas-Rassett is said to owe Big Music from almost $2,000,000 to $54,000. "“The need for deterrence cannot justify a $2 million verdict for stealing and illegally distributing 24 songs for the sole purpose of obtaining free music. Moreover, although Plaintiffs were not required to prove their actual damages, statutory damages must still bear some relation to actual damages.”" Decision here.
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Jammie Thomas-Rassett award slashed

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