Karma Hits The RIAA

(Business Week) After a looong drawn out battle, the recording industry paid Tanya Andersen's lawyers' fees. The RIAA sued her for copyright infringement, but finally dropped the case after Andersen spent two years defending herself in court. She's since sued them under conspiracy laws and is trying to get class action status.

Now, nearly a year after the court ordered that the recording industry pay her lawyers fees for her defense, the industry finally cut the check, according to an Aug. 12 court filing by Lory Lybeck, Andersen's lawyer.

The judge finally set the award at $107,834 in May. Which, after more back and forth between the two, the RIAA finally paid this month. Along with $117.03 in interest. - more on this story

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