TITLE

RIAA: SWAPPER LAWSUITS WILL BE ACCEPTED

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/10/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 47, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) goal to make lawsuits for illegal downloading of music off the Internet as common as parking or speeding tickets. RIAA president, Mitch Bainwol's assessment that consumers are already are getting lawsuits and antipiracy message; Criticism of RIAA from Jason Schultz of Electronic Frontier Foundation, who made the observation that millions of Americans are downloading music off the Internet.
ACCESSION #
11702973

 

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