It was reported by Digital Music News that RIAA president Cary Sherman has justified bringing 754 new suits on the ground that the Supreme Court's Grokster ruling signified that "the individuals who download songs without permission can be held accountable". http://digitalmusicnews.com/#090105riaa.
This is false and misleading in two respects.
1. The Grokster ruling had nothing to do with liability of individuals sharing files for personal use.
2. The RIAA is commencing lawsuits against people without any knowledge of whether they are or are not "individuals who download songs without permission".