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RIAA Pays Out In Two Under-reported Cases

The article RIAA Pays $107,951 to Alleged Filesharer caused my eyebrows to go up in surprise. But that was nothing compared to this claim: [With Capitol v Thomas] looking to head to a mistrial, making the $222,000 judgment null and void, the two largest decisions in the RIAA’s ‘war on downloading’ have been against them. […]

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RIAA: You Don’t Really Own That CD

Gack. The WaPo reports that the RIAA contends it is a copyright violation when we copy a CD to our computers to play there or to play on our MP3 players: In legal documents in its federal case against Jeffrey Howell, a Scottsdale, Ariz., man who kept a collection of about 2,000 music recordings on […]