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The woman found liable for sharing 24 copyrighted songs on the Web asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case due to "crippling statutory damages" of $222,000 awarded by an appeals court.
Kiwi Camara, one of Thomas-Rasset's attorneys, tells CNET his client will take the fight over the $222,000 she's been ordered to pay the RIAA "all the way" to the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has denied Psystar's request to review an injunction against it set by a lower court in 2009 and upheld last September.
Music industry says Thomas-Rasset can put the case behind her if she agrees to ask judge to vacate his judgment from last week, and pay $25,000.
Music industry must decide whether to accept $54,000 from Minnesota woman or challenge unprecedented court decision in a copyright case.
Instead of having to pay $80,000 for each of the 24 songs she was accused of illegally downloading, a court now says she must pay $2,250 per violation.
Florida company was ordered by a federal judge to stop selling Mac clones earlier this week, but there are conflicting reports as to whether the company has shut down permanently.
Social-publishing site Scribd is accused of egregious copyright infringement by lawyers defending Jammie Thomas-Rasset against the music industry. They call it "YouTube for documents."
Company says it is in the process of deposing several Apple executives in copyright infringement case that Apple brought against the Mac clone maker.
Attorney Joe Sibley and partner Kiwi Camara may be an unlikely pair, but that's partly why defendant Jammie Thomas-Rasset is in good hands.