A federal jury has found defendant guilty of wilfully infringing copyrights, and ordered him to pay $675,000, which works out at $22,500 per song cited in the case. The RIAA has welcomed the verdict, while Tenenbaum has said he’ll file for bankruptcy if it stands. The strange thing is the comparison with the verdict in the recent retrial of fellow file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset, who was ordered to pay $80,000 per song, resulting in a total damages bill of $1.92 million.

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