Recording Industry sued for racketeering

By Mikael Hoffman on October 4, 2005, 10:09 AM
Instead of settling out of court like many other suspected illegal file sharers, an accused file trader is fighting back against the Record Industry Association of America (RIAA). Tanya Andersen, a 41 year old disabled single mother in Oregon, is countersuing the RIAA for RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) violations. Some of the charges include invasion of privacy, fraud, electronic tresspass, and violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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