From Ars.Technica:

Calling the RIAA’s case unjustified “as a reasonable exploration of the boundaries of copyright law,” a federal magistrate judge late last week awarded former RIAA defendant Tanya Andersen attorneys’ fees for her nearly two-and-a-half-year fight against a copyright infringement lawsuit.

While Andersen’s attorney adds up the bills, Andersen is seeking class-action status for her malicious prosecution lawsuit. Saying that the RIAA “has engaged in a coordinated enterprise to pursue a scheme of threatening and intimidating litigation in an attempt to maintain its music distribution monopoly,” Andersen wants to make a class from those who have been wrongfully sued by the RIAA; if successful, the RIAA could find itself locked in a long and costly legal battle.

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