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OT: Re: Thomas-Rasset vs. RIAA

That seems absurd to me. Apparently she was sharing on a P2P network. 
There's more on this here:
And a lot more on it here:



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Buzap Buzap" <buzap@gmx.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 6:20 PM
Subject: OT: Thomas-Rasset vs. RIAA

> Hi folks
> I just read in disbelief:
> "A federal jury Thursday found a 32-year-old Minnesota woman guilty of 
> illegally downloading music from the Internet and fined her $80,000 
> each -- a total of $1.9 million -- for 24 songs."
> http://edition.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/06/18/minnesota.music.download.fine/
> Ok, it was probably stupid of her to pretend she did not download 
> anything. But still - with 2Mio.$ there is something terribly wrong 
> here...
> In recent years, I kind of felt inclined to buy less and less major 
> music. I often prefer to get music from people I know personally or I 
> on gigs, most of them are not major label. There is a lot of Indie music 
> out there to keep me happy for quite a while.
> It seems to me that major labels are forgetting one important thing: 
> supposed to be FUN to buy & listen your favorite music. But I don't 
> it so much anymore with all these stories...
> I won't be reading any mails this week-end - still, felt like writing 
> this. Am I the only one who finds these news disturbing?
> best regards
> Buzap
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