Thursday, November 5, 2009

Sued for Filesharing Music: Should You Settle or Allow a Default Judgment

There is no clear answer (is there ever with law?). It often depends on how many songs you are accused of sharing. The statutory minimum is $750 per song; the amount that would be applied in default. So ten songs? $7500. Settling with the RIAA appears to cost around $4000 to $5000.

Ars Technica has an article examining further the two options.

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