Good article on p2pnet.net:
‘You’re jerks!’ - students tells RIAAComplete article
p2pnet news | RIAA News:- Warner Music, EMI, Vivendi Universal and Sony BMG and their RIAA have extorted students across America out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
It isn’t know exactly how many have been blackmailed into ’settling’ with the RIAA in the hope of avoiding a civil lawsuit, but it can’t be more than a couple of thousand and as p2pnet posted recently, “given that the US Census Bureau Back to School: 2006-2007 was projecting 7,600,000 students would be enrolled in American colleges and universities by that fall, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out the RIAA student victimisation programme is going nowhere, and fast.”
All it’s really doing is further alienating the very people upon whom future sales depend.
Even the name RIAA is a mockery.
It’s short for Recording Industry Association of America but only one of the Big 4, Warner, is American, and that’s run by a Canadian.
The other three members of the organised corporate copyright music gang are Vivendi Universal (France), Sony BMG (Japan and Germany), EMI (Britain).
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