In Atlantic v. Andersen, Tanya Andersen has been awarded attorneys fees against the record companies in the amount of $107,834.00.
This is the largest attorneys fee award against the RIAA to date, eclipsing the $68,685 award obtained in Capitol v. Foster.
Jon Newton of p2pnet.net, who has been covering the Tanya Andersen case from Day 1, writes:
RIAA nemisis Tanya Andersen has achieved another milestone victory.Complete article
She fought Vivendi Universal, EMI, Warner Music and Sony BMG’s RIAA to a standstill, forcing it to drop its spurious file sharing case against her, and now an Oregon court has awarded her close to $108,000 in fees and costs.
The amount, the highest ever, also signals what is in effect a default victory for other lawyers representing RIAA victims.
It means they now know they’ll be able to proceed with counterclaims bolstered by the knowledge they’ll be paid their work.
May 14, 2008, Opinion and Order awarding defendant $107,834.00 in attorneys fees*
* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation
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