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If I Sued 30,000 Corporations, Would I Be a Vexatious Litigant?

Somehow, I bet the court would answer that question “yes” even though it didn’t find the RIAA to be a vexatious litigant.

Levy also ruled that the RIAA, which has sued 30,000 individuals, was not a vexatious litigant, shooting down Beckerman’s counter-complaint against his courtroom opponents. “Plaintiffs have doggedly pursued their copyright infringement claim, but I find no evidence of undue vexatiousness or ill motive on their part,” Levy wrote.

Source: Judge Refuses to Punish Lawyer for Anti-RIAA Blogging | Threat Level | Wired.com

The tort “reform” movement’s tacit acceptance of the RIAA’s litigiousness shows that (a) the movement is about protecting corporations and not “reforming” anything, and (b) there’s nothing wrong with suing those who wrong you.