Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Richard Marx criticizes RIAA and Capitol v. Thomas verdict

According to this report in p2pnet.net, Richard Marx -- whose song was one of those played at the trial in Capitol Records v. Thomas-Rasset, has criticized the RIAA and the verdict.



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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great! Now if only he would sue the RIAA for his portion of the judgement.

Benotts

crmanriq said...

He can't. It was a work for hire, according to the record company filing the copyright paperwork.

Anonymous said...

Kind of shoots down the argument that they're doing this for the artist's sake.

{The Common Man Speaking}

Anonymous said...

Oh come on now did anyone really believe that the RIAA was doing all this for the artist's sake? If you buy that I have so really great ocean front property in Arizona to sell you.
Benotts

Anonymous said...

It might take more people like Marx and Moby protesting against the RIAA before the RIAA gains any degree of common sense.

Oh, who am I kidding. The RIAA will never see the error of their ways. But it sure is fun watching them throw away millions of dollars each year, all for nothing.

I love your blog, Ray. It's nice to see someone prominent such as yourself not afraid to speak against the Goliath-wannabe.