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A US student ordered to pay $675,000 (£404,000) for sharing music online has refused help paying the fine.
In a blog post Mr Tenenbaum said: "I ask no one to help me. And I ask for no one to cover what I signed up for."
"We don't want the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) to be paid when I can't afford to do it, and this money could be more valuable elsewhere," the blog post said.
The four recording labels involved in the case are subsidiaries of Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony.
Originally posted by xstealth
Its not that he is taking responsibility, its that he doesn't want to except donations for it, because he would have to give them to the record companies.
He doesn't have the money, so they are getting it.
"I shared music. I was the one who wanted a say in court. This lawsuit was against me. This is my verdict," wrote Mr Tenenbaum.