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RIAA Playing Risky Business

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Looks like the RIAA is getting a little worried about their old game plan and are now trying a new tactic. Rather then simply dismissing all their cases without prejudice – meaning basically that they’re claiming no harm, no foul, the defendant can’t go back on them for attorney fees, and the RIAA can still [...]

RIAA Gets Slapped

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

In this, the United States of Litigation, it’s refreshing to see an attorney who actually thinks logically about law in the real-world. The RIAA went and filed a lawsuit against a middle-aged DEAD man and got their butt handed back to them. The defendent’s attorney penned this wonderful email back to the RIAA attorney’s. It’s [...]

RIAA – Cash Cow Coming to a Close?

Monday, January 8th, 2007

The RIAA has sued thousands of individuals for what it terms “illegal downloads”. (Let’s disregard for the moment the fact that even if a person knowingly and willingly downloads an mp3 of a copyrighted song they are in NO WAY performing a criminal act – that in fact they are guilty of simple copyright infringement.) [...]

Back Again…

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

Wow! Has it really been almost 5 months since I posted anything here?!?! With the move back to Ohio from Florida I’ve been caught up with getting life back in order and then, well…kind of sat back and vegged for a while. Life’s been too much of a whirlwind the past couple years and it [...]

RIAA – Independents v. Major Label Artists

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

Here’s a great clip from from an arstechnica article. arstechnica wrote an article on how eMusic is making money without DRM (wow – what a concept!) and interviewed CEO David Pakman for the article.

Today’s RIAA Story

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

The RIAA is now escalating their attack on the only person (a mom from New York) so far out of nearly 14,000 people to actually stand up to their mafia techniques of scaring people into paying them their “ransoms.” With details being withheld, it seems that the RIAA is somehow using non-public and private information [...]

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