Juror Says Verdict Reached Quickly in File-Sharing Case

It took the jury in Capitol Records v. Thomas only five minutes to conclude 30-year-old Jammie Thomas infringed recording industry copyrights on 24 music tracks, according to the first juror to speak out on the verdict. The remaining five hours of deliberation was spent debating the appropriate financial penalty, with jurors haggling for both higher and lower awards, before settling last week on the final $222,000 figure, according to juror Michael Hegg.

  • Read the article: Wired