More Erosion of the US Constitution by Congress and the RIAA

Copyright laws were put in place to help protect copyright holders from companies looking to profit by stealing their intellectual property.  Makes sense, and these laws have served us well for years. More recently, we’ve found Grandmothers through grandchildren being sued by large US corporations for millions of dollars due to what they’re calling copyright-infringing activities.  Does that make sense?  There was no...

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Is the Music Tax Inevitable?

Image via Wikipedia As I predicted last year, the RIAA, lead by Warner Music Group, continues to resist changing market places. They are now lobbying Congress heavily for a new Internet Tax, just like they did a few decades ago to place an additional tax on blank video tapes followed a decade later by pushing for a tax on blank CDs. These bohemian music companies are avoiding the inevitable demise of their current business model every...

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