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If you are one of the many ‘examples’ set to scare people from using the Pirate Bay to download music, you may be disappointed to find out that the money you have to pay is not only astronomically too high, but it won’t even pay for your 99 cent songs. The well-known case against The Pirate Bay may set precedence for paying the government your money instead of the artists.
In February, the founders of notorious file-sharing having The Pirate Bay were ordered to pay out $675,000 to music labels; the money was intended to compensate the artists whose royalties had been depleted by piracy. Guess what? They’re not going to see a dime.