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Man sued for $1,050,000 for making available 7 songs in a shared folder when he was 17

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by berrycorp, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. berrycorp

    berrycorp Guest

    wtf seriously..... what will my amount be? 100 billion?? .... lol

    they want this to show this stuff on TV now!! i bet it will leave simpsons and south park behind!! :D

    full story here:

    http://www.zeropaid.com/news/9917/Harvard+Prof+Wants+to+Broadcast+RIAA+Case+on+Internet
     
  2. jammie

    jammie Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    thats $150,000 a song, thats stupid. a song costs what? a dollar to download? so they're presuming 150,000 downloaded it from you. at 3 meg a song, thats 450 gig/song which is 3.1 terabytes of uploading.

    i wish they'd get real.
     
  3. ajeeyunz

    ajeeyunz Regular Member

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    OMG. If I get caught, I will get sued in about 100,000 song, multiplied by $150,000. DANG!
     
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    lol thats just bullshit...
     
  5. berrycorp

    berrycorp Guest

    i'll do the honor of reporting u... the figure would look so good to look at :D
     
  6. antsaoo

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    Uh oh here we go again :D 1milj. Wonder where the money are going o_0 well least i can do is hope they don't win the case.
     
  7. crazymoneyfool

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    Well last report was that the RIAA was no longer suing new people. The old lawsuits such as this are in place but they realized they were wasting money on it.

    In time the RIAA will realise going after file sharing is a waste of money period.

    Some of the people who download free music will like it and buy it to support the artist. The rest will not buy and likely never would have. It may add some sales but it won't take sales.

    Also they seem to be making legal downloads smarter. Hopefully in time they will see what the movie industry has done with DVD pricing and follow suit. CDs should be no more then $10 based on current DVD pricing and the perceived difference in value. And older CDs should be at $5 equal to older DVDs. Also downloads should be less. I think about 50 cents would be the prime spot. Once you get to pricing like that many people will just buy because it's cheap and easy.