After three separate verdicts and more than five years of litigation, file-sharing defendant Jammie Thomas-Rasset has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A Minnesota woman was ordered to pay $1.5 million for illegally downloading 24 songs, in her third trial in three years. The verdict was hailed by the record industry as justified.
Comcast Corp., the largest U.S. cable company, won final approval of a $16 million settlement of consumers’ claims that it intentionally delayed some file transfers over its high-speed Internet service.
A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that LimeWire, the popular file-sharing service, was liable for copyright infringement, the latest in a growing list of decisions against services that allow users to easily distribute music and videos around the Internet at no cost.