How Not To Defend Yourself Against An RIAA Lawsuit
from the just-saying dept
There are plenty of reasonable ways to defend yourself against an RIAA lawsuit over file sharing. For example, you can show how your IP address is shared by many others and it's impossible for the RIAA to know who was actually responsible. However, one thing you should absolutely not do is erase your hard drive -- especially when there's a court order demanding you produce the hard drive as evidence. Yes, that's what one guy did, and the judge (not surprisingly) has sided with the RIAA and ruled in their favor.