The Obama administration for the first time is weighing in on a Recording Industry Association of America file sharing lawsuit and is supporting hefty awards of as much as $150,000 per purloined music track.
The government said the damages range of $750 to $150,000 per violation of the Copyright Act was warranted.
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Will someone please explain to me the rationale behind suing someone an irreverant amount of money for downloading a song or film?
Even though I find this practice kind of sad, I would love to hear Barack ( or someone in his administration ) validate this?