"After he admitted on the stand to downloading and sharing 30
songs -- contrary to what he'd claimed in a deposition -- a federal
jury found the Boston University graduate liable in August for
copyright infringement and ordered him to pay the labels $675,000.
Today, the U.S. District Court judge who presided over the case,
Nancy Gertner, issued a formal ruling explaining why she had
rejected Tenenbaum's "fair use" defense...the defense blew it."