I imagine you're on to something.
If I'd have been on that jury when they flipped over the harddrive and said "Hey... this thing couldn't be the right one it wasn't even made yet according to the date stamped ont it"
I would have turned to the person sitting next to me in the jury box and said "This person just wasted a week of our lives. I no longer feel sorry for her at all."
(well... ok... I'd have used more colorful language I'm sure)
Don't forget the other major obstacle...
She lied under oath... probably several times.
I agree with you on needing a better champion to rally around in the fight against the RIAA. Everyone wondered why her first attorney bailed... he knew it wasn't going to be pretty.
The person driving the car is the RIAA executive laughing his ass off all the way to the bank.
He's amused as hell that he's been ripping the flute player off for years now, but has managed to convince him it's all his fans fault.
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