Jump to content

Setback for malicious prosecution lawsuit against RIAA


nsane.forums

Recommended Posts

riaa_deathmetal-thumb-230x130-6416-f.jpg

Although the RIAA has decided to stop initiating new legal actions against music fans as part of its war on piracy, there are still a few cases in which the wheels of justice are rolling ahead slowly. One such case is Andersen v. Atlantic, where exonerated former RIAA defendant Tanya Andersen is suing the record labels for malicious prosecution, negligence, and conspiracy. That lawsuit hit a speed bump when a federal judge dismissed some of the claims in Andersen's lawsuit.

In a ruling issued last week, Judge Anna J. Brown ruled that the RIAA had sufficient legal justification to initially file suit against Andersen, saying that they could have "reasonably believed" that she was responsible for sharing copyrighted tracks on a P2P network in 2004.

view.gif View: Original Article

Link to comment
Share on other sites


  • Views 548
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...