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April 11th 2011

Defendant Seeks Damage Reduction in Music File Sharing Case
By Brian Lynch

Thirty songs for $22,500 each is a bit pricier than the current iTunes rates of $0.69 to $1.29 per song, but that is what Joel Tenenbaum originally faced for illegally downloading and sharing copyrighted music. The Recording Industry Association of America successfully brought copyright violation claims against Tenenbaum and sought damages under the Digital Theft Deterrence Act of 1999. The action resulted in a jury award of $675,000.


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Suffolk Media Law is a Suffolk University Law School student organization, entirely student-run and created in 2009 in accordance with the school's regulations and those of the Student Bar Association. The purpose of Suffolk Media Law is to provide all Suffolk University Law School students an opportunity to discuss and learn of topics related to communications law and media policy. Through dialogue and sponsorship of relevant events, Suffolk Media Law intends to help further the school community's understanding of this growing and changing body of law. It is also the intent of Suffolk Media Law to help students with professional interest in this field by creating networking and career advancement opportunities.

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