Music piracy woman ordered to pay 24m kronor, plus interest

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Updated: September 10, 2020

Music piracy woman ordered to pay 24m kronor, plus interest

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A Finnish judge has ordered Apple to pay 23 million kronor ($220,000) in damages after it lost a case over the rights to music.

The case is part of a wider dispute between copyright holders in Finland over how the copyright system works and concerns over how much should be paid.

Mr Justice Aivivainen is hearing two separate cases in the Western District Court over infringement of the content owner’s work.

He ordered Apple to pay 23 million euros in total in court costs and up to 200,000 kronor in interest.

Apple argued at th부천안마e first hearing earlier this year that the music infringement claim did not meet the legal standard and the court dismissed all of its attempts to put the issue before the higher court in December.

It also made claims it was the victim of a massive cyber attack launched by an unknown group여주안마, and claimed it was being pursued unfairly by copyright holders.

Judge Aivivainen is expected to rule on a second ruling on how the infringement claim should be dealt with when it goes to the higher court next year.

“This is an unfortunate case as we may find it is a genuine issue, but with only one hearing, it is impossible to know the outcome,” he said.

Judge Aivivainen also expressed his anger at Apple and its chief executive, Tim Cook, for failing to respond in a timely manner.

“The reason is obviously not that Apple is not interested in resolving the issues. It is also unlikely that this is a decision that has been taken by Apple’s lawyers but simply by the lawyers themselves.”

He said that, despi천안안마te their failure to respond, the company was considering a resolution which would take the issue through to its highest law court in the United States — the US Supreme Court.

The judge also rejected Apple’s claims that Apple should be liable for the costs associated with its counter-suit.

“While Mr Cook may well have agreed to compensate the plaintiffs for this loss, we cannot accept this as a condition for the court not to consider a claim of punitive damages in this proceeding.

“This is because one can only judge a case of this magnitude by considering its consequences for the company and its reputation.”

Judge Aivivainen rejected Apple’s claims it was the victim of a massive cyber attack launched by an unknown group.

The decision follows a case in the US involving the compan