Tag Archives: Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset

First-Ever P2P Case Headed For Third Trial

Posted by on February 16, 2010

The first-ever P2P case against an individual is heading back to court. The RIAA announced last week that the case of Capitol v. Thomas-Rasset would go before the court again for a third trial after defendant Jammie Thomas-Rasset rejected a $25,000 settlement in January. That first trial, in 2007, found Thomas-Rasset liable for copyright infringement […]

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RIAA Lawyers Toss “A Skunk In The Jury Box”

Posted by on June 17, 2009

The contentious lawsuit of Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset saw some solid courtroom drama yesterday as Judge Michael Davis threatened to toss out the morning’s entire testimony by RIAA computer science expert Doug Jacobson, “based on [the RIAA’s laywers’] behavior in this case.” The drama unfolded just before lunch at the end of Jacobson’s morning of […]

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