matrix_jan - 9:51 pm on Feb 26, 2013 (gmt 0)
Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal interviewed EFF lawyer Fred von Lohmann about the Jammie Thomas-Rasset case, and von Lohmann noted that the RIAA had so far "targeted about 35,000 people, many of whom seemed to settle usually in the neighborhood of between $3,000-$5,000."
[arstechnica.com...] is what I found in a minute, there are tons of it. Students, mothers of four, normal people fined huge amounts. How come we don't listed a congressman being fined for downloading a movie? Oh wait, they are the ones who give the green light...
So... who's going to suffer the congressman or the average guy? I bet you've got the wrong answer :)
To afford doesn't mean to have $15 to go to the movies. To afford means watching as many movies and listening as many songs as you like without thinking about the money... Now that is something that even congressmen can't afford ;)