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.
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.
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.
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."
This story misnamed a document filed by lawyers of Jammie Thomas-Rasset. The document was a motion for a new trial.
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.
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