If I understand this correctly, the recording industry will no longer prosecute persons using file sharing. As stated, however, all lawsuits already filed will proceed. The lawsuit is among the last vestiges of an anti-piracy campaign that the recording industry ultimately dropped amid widespread criticism. The Recording Industry Association of America said in December it had stopped filing lawsuits like these and would work instead with Internet service providers to cut access to those it deems illegal file-sharers. But the recording industry plans to proceed with cases that are already filed. This excerpt was taken from an article about a woman challenging the verdict in a lawsuit involving the downloading of music.