Sunday, March 29, 2009

RIAA v. The Santangelo Family, persecution of an American family by the RIAA

Our friend Jon Newton at has written an interesting story recounting some of the history of the RIAA's vicious misguided persecution of Patti Santangelo and her family:

"You and I against the RIAA"

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1 comment:

derivative said...

“… sued in 2005 for pirating music through file-sharing computer networks”

I hadn't noticed that at the time. Could the AP be successfully sued for libel? Ceding the press to the RIAA in the ongoing war of words seems like a losing tactic.