Thursday, January 17, 2008

Judge allows Tanya Andersen counterclaims to be withdrawn without prejudice so they can be pursued in class action

In Atlantic v. Andersen, the Court has rejected the RIAA's opposition to Ms. Andersen's withdrawal of her counterclaims without prejudice so that she can pursue them in the class action in which she is the lead plaintiff, Andersen v. Atlantic.

January 14, 2008, Order and Decision permitting dismissal of counterclaims without prejudice* (Westlaw Cite: 2008 WL 151825)

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

Commentary & discussion:
Ars Technica (French)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I can't believe that no one has commented on this headline...seems like a great thing has happened here and I just hope there are HUNDREDS of folks who jump onto this bandwagon......the more the merrier!