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Lmao, if that number isn't a joke it ought a be. There's no way they have this kind of money, heck even the top companies don't have this kind of money, heck no one in the world does.
    
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somebody been trollin.
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Originally Posted by dyinganotherday View Post
yeh.... like theres $75 trillion in the world

i think all regulatory commissions would get their throats slit and buildings bombed before they sue everyone
Yes there is $75 trillion in the world, just many would want you to think that there is not. However such a number as a fine is absurd, so all I will say is, Good luck Mr record label, your never going to see it, or a penny if your lucky.
post #34 of 201
Obviously they're trying to make a point, not trying to collect any tiny fraction of $75,000,000,000,000. No one in their right mind would legitimately ask for anything near that.

Well... we are talking about the record labels here...
Edited by Plex - 3/24/11 at 7:54am
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Well when your product reliably sucks and no one wants to buy off your failing business model...you must investigate...other means...of ....acquiring currency.
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Just goes to demonstrate how absurd current penalties are.

The entire world wide music recording industry didn't make $75 trillion dollars over the 100 or so years the were around before internet piracy was common place. They couldn't possibly have suffered even a fraction of a percent of the damages they claim.
Why not? I'm sure all 6.9 billion people on the planet would have spent $10,870 on music owned by the RIAA since Limewire existed. There's probably a judge out there stupid enough to take this argument. Maybe stupid isn't the word for it, let me rephrase: There's probably a judge out there being bribed enough to take this argument.
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post #37 of 201
I think this calls for a troll science comic.
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Originally Posted by -iceblade^ View Post
this isn't reasonable.
No matter how reasonable it may be, or not, good luck getting paid....

These Record companies are completely out of their minds...

So they will each get maybe a $10 payment a month, woohoo, you win!

Not!!!

I don't think I would want to be the judge sitting in on this case, it may ruin that judges reputation if they were stupid with the award to the plaintiff(s), and no I don't think Trillions of dollars would be even a remotely reasonable amount, after all, they are not suing the U.S. Government who can simply print money into infinity. (at the expense to taxpayers.)
Edited by _GTech - 3/24/11 at 7:55am
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post
Hmm...I wonder how much under-the-tabling would take to get the law interpreted that way?

And yes, I think you could not only sue the hardware store but also the maker of the axe. Makes curious if you could so the record companies for creating the "malicious" files in question?



THIS....IS....AMERICA!
Oh, my god. It would be the best victory ever if Limewire turned around and sued ever record company accusing them for everything they owned, and then pulled the US out of debt.


They would never be accused of anything, ever, again.
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All told, anyone looking for all of the U.S. dollars in the world in July 2009 could expect to find around $8.3 trillion in existence.
Source: HowStuffWorks


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