us: Music Download Trial Starts Tuesday

[AP] A group of record companies says Jammie Thomas illegally shared everything from Enya to Swedish death metal online. Tuesday, she will become the first of 26,000 people sued by the recording industry to take the case to trial.The Brainerd, Minn., resident is accused of illegally sharing 1,702 songs for free on a file-sharing network. Her trial offers the first chance for both sides in the debate over online music sharing to show a jury its version of the facts.
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2007/10/02/1191091067803.html
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2007/10/02/1191091067803.html

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