We have just learned that:
1. In in the San Antonio, Texas, "innocent infringement" case, based on alleged infringement by a 16 year old, Maverick Recording v. Harper, in which the Judge denied the RIAA's summary judgment motion due to factual questions over the "innocent infringement" issue, and has scheduled a trial to commence on November 17th, both sides had moved for reconsideration, and both motions were denied, prior to the Court's scheduling of a trial date.
2. Subsequently, instead of going to trial, the RIAA agreed to accept the $200-per-infringement remedy.
September 16, 2008, Decision and Order denying reconsideration motions
RIAA's motion for entry of judgment for $200 per infringement
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