In the criminal case against a Kevin Cogill, for uploading unreleased Guns 'n Roses Tracks, the RIAA has submitted a "victim impact statement" in support of a request for restitution and an order directing the victim to participate in a "public service announcement".
In a previous criminal case, US v. Dove, the rationale of the RIAA's "victim impact statement", and with it the RIAA's restitution request, were rejected by the Court.
US v. Kogill, victim impact statement
[Ed. note. How's that for "cruel and unusual punishment"? An order directing someone to do a public service announcement for the RIAA? -R.B.]
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