Belgian Music Pirate Slapped With 65,651 Euro in Damages

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kaiserA Belgian man was found guilty of posting several Kaiser Chiefs tracks onto the Internet before the official release.

The court ordered the 48-year old to pay the local music rights group SABAM 65,651 euro ($87.500) in damages. The man was further fined 5,500.

In addition to the Kaiser Chiefs tracks, police found a total of 1127 infringing files on the man’s home computer.

He was found not guilty of distributing movies and music for profit.

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