The RIAA had contends that LimeWire has enabled potentially thousands and even millions of people to illegally download one or more of over 11,000 songs. As a result, the association said its members are entitled to statutory damages for every single illegal download.
An award based on the RIAA calculations would amount to more money than the entire music industry has made since Edison's invention of the phonograph in 1877. I didn't think anybody still used limewire anyway.
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