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 Minnesota woman who took on the recording industry over a $222,000 verdict for sharing copyrighted songs has to pay up.
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.
An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that Jammie Thomas-Rasset acknowledged pirating. A judge concluded that Thomas-Rasset had lied about the possibility that her boyfriend and children were the ones that illegally uploaded songs to the Web.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacates a lower court's decision and rules that Thomas-Rasset, found by a judge to have lied about illegally uploading music, must pay the top four labels $222,000.
The music industry's trade group has filed an appeal in its long-running copyright case against a Minnesota woman found liable for illegal file sharing.
The judge in the long-running copyright case has reduced a third verdict against Jammie Thomas from $1.5 million to $54,000, calling the jury-awarded amount "outrageously high."
Jammie Thomas-Rasset was supposed to become the Joan of Arc of file sharing. Instead, copyright owners appear to be the ones benefiting most from her legal challenge.
The woman who has been battling the recording industry over 24 songs illegally downloaded and shared online loses another round in court.
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.