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RIAA Sues Radio Stations For Giving Away Free Music [The Onion]
"It's criminal," RIAA president Hilary Rosen said. "Anyone at any time can simply turn on a radio and hear a copyrighted song. Making matters worse, these radio stations often play the best, catchiest song off the album over and over until people get sick of it. Where is the incentive for people to go out and buy the album? ... This has to be stopped before the music industry's entire economic infrastructure collapses."
Torch's Talk [thescoop.org]
Just for fun, I ran Bob Torricelli's retirement speech through Georgetown's Web Frequency Indexer ... "I" (105)/ "my" (34)/"me" (14)... "apologize," "credibility," and "mistakes" were uttered twice each...
"Victory of the Loud Little Handful" [Story Minute at Salon].
Studios' copyright goal is total control [Mercury News]
The major media/entertainment companies believe that control of information -- absolute control over how it can be used -- belongs to the owner of the copyright. They insist, moreover, that copyrights should be able to last indefinitely.You go Dan.
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