In SONY v. Crain, the Texas case against a grandmother who'd never engaged in filesharing, and who'd been displaced from her home by Hurricane Rita, the RIAA has withdrawn all monetary claims against the defendant, and settled for an injunction, rather than risk the Court's deciding the validity of Ms. Crain's counterclaims based upon the fact that MediaSentry is not a licensed investigator.
Similar 'unlicensed investigation' charges have been raised recently by the Oregon Attorney General in Arista v. Does 1-17.
Ms. Crain was represented by John Stoneham of LoneStar Legal Aid, in Beaumont, Texas.
Stipulation for Injunction*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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