Teen's Counterclaims: Record Companies In "Cartel"

Law360, New York (January 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A teenager who found himself the target of a federal piracy lawsuit brought by some of the country’s biggest record companies is fighting back, filing court papers asserting his innocence, and accusing the plaintiffs of running afoul of antitrust laws and conspiring to defraud U.S. courts.

Robert Santangelo Jr., 16, filed an Answer and Counterclaims Monday in federal court in New York’s Westchester County, less than three months after he and his sister Michelle were hit with a civil complaint for copyright infringement centering on online...
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