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The major record companies' campaign against individual file-sharers hits a milestone Tuesday: for the first time since the lawsuits began four years ago, a case will actually go to trial.The defendant is Jammie Thomas, a Native American single mother of two from central Minnesota. She is one of about 30,000 people who have either been sued by the major labels' trade group, the Recording Industry Assn. of America, or agreed to settle in advance of a lawsuit. And no matter how Thomas' case turns out in a federal courtroom in Duluth, the RIAA can't win.Like the other claims brought by the RIAA, the one against Thomas starts with a snapshot taken of the Kazaa file-sharing network by the...

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