In a move that is likely to demonstrate how you can be both right and very wrong at the same time, recording industry trade organization, RIAA has targeted a new lawsuit at John Paladuk, a paralyzed stroke victim who was living in Florida at the time of the alleged copyright infringement.
The lawsuit is being held in Michigan despite the fact that the accused is immobile and lives in Florida. The alledged infringement happened in Michigan, according to the RIAA. The move is the latest in a series of highly unsympathetic lawsuits launched by the RIAA, who previously launched suit against the children of a dead defendant.
Unfortunately, this lawsuit, like many others, is more likely to unite people against the RIAA rather than provoke the very necessary discussion about the effects of file sharing. Earlier this month, the group launched a automated settlement system and even mainstream entertainment has begun to criticize their methods.