Friday, January 11, 2008

Big 4 record labels in talks to change RIAA priorities?

According to a report in Variety, top operating executives at the four major record labels are in talks seeking changes in the structure and priorities of the RIAA. theorizes that these talks were precipitated by EMI's announcement several months ago that it was going to reduce its funding. Variety's source said "“This is not about cost-cutting. Functions and structure need to make sense...."

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Anonymous said...

Nice to know that, to one record company at least, spending millions to sue your customers while supporting a lavish RIAA lifestyle, doesn't make sense.


Anonymous said...

I have an interesting article about the RIAA suing people who have copied music to their brain.