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Justice Department Says $222,000 Damages Awarded to RIAA in File-Sharing Suit Not "Obviously Unreasonable"

The Department of Justice says that the $222,000 verdict—over $9,000 a song—Jammie Thomas got slapped with for file-sharing when she (somewhat feebly via her weak evidence) went up against the recording industry lawsuit machine is not unconstitutionally excessive.

The real dig in the brief in regards to future cases…