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Appeals Court upholds jury award of $222,000 in music piracy case
The ruling evoked groans of dismay from some quarters. In a blog post, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which filed a brief on behalf of Thomas-Rasset in the case, criticized the verdict.
"Frighteningly, the court suggested that statutory damages awarded by a judge or jury don't need to have ANY connection to the harm actually suffered by a copyright owner," EFF said in its blog.