Near the end of three hours of testimony ranging from matter-of-fact to jocular to nostalgic about his youthful enjoyment of music, defendant Joel Tenenbaum admitted liability for downloading and distributing the 30 copyrighted songs at issue in a federal copyright infringement trial in Boston. The admission prompted the lawyers representing the music industry to ask U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner to issue a directed verdict in favor of the plaintiffs.
On the stand, defendant in Boston music downloading case admits liability
The National Law Journal
July 30, 2009
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