RIAA 1, Single Mom 0: RIAA Defendant Loses, Must Pay $222,000 For Allegedly Sharing 24 Songs

The first RIAA jury trial has ended and the single mom accused of sharing 24 songs has been ordered to pay $222,000 by a jury of her peers.

“This is what can happen if you don’t settle,” RIAA attorney Richard Gabriel told reporters outside the courthouse, according to Wired. “I think we have sent a message we are willing to go to trial.”

RIAA Jury Finds Minnesota Woman Liable for Piracy, Awards $222,000 [Wired Threat Level]

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