Monday, June 29, 2009

In March 2006 RIAA told Kansas City Business Journal it had sued 18,000

Hat tip to Jon Newton of for pointing out that the RIAA told the Kansas City Business Journal in early March, 2006, that it had sued 18,000 people. For the next 2 1/2 years or so it was commencing suits at a rate of approximately 10,000 per year.

Commentary & discussion:

Ars Technica

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1 comment:

Eric said...

Didn't you read the brief, the RIAA is not a party to the lawsuits ;-)