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RIAA countersued...

Post by boat » Thu Feb 19, 2004 9:26 am

heard this on the radio this mornin too (courtesy slashdot)...:

"According to CNET News, a New Jersey woman, one of the hundreds of people accused of copyright infringement by the Recording Industry Association of America, has countersued the big record labels, charging them with extortion and violations of the federal antiracketeering act." The woman's attornies are arguing that "...by suing file-swappers for copyright infringement, and then offering to settle instead of pursuing a case where liability could reach into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, the RIAA is violating the same laws that are more typically applied to gangsters and organized crime."

:ohyeah: :P

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Post by [NME]T-Bone » Thu Feb 19, 2004 9:33 am

Sweeeet!

gangsters? organized crime? - naaa, they're nothing like us. :oops: :P :lol:

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Post by Cochise » Thu Feb 19, 2004 1:09 pm

[NME]T-Bone wrote:Sweeeet!

gangsters? organized crime? - naaa, they're nothing like us. :oops: :P :lol:
Not unless they make her an offer she can't refuse or if she wakes up tomorrow and finds a horses head under her bed sheets.

On the other hand, maybe it will turn into a class action lawsuit and everyone will jump on the band wagon.

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