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E-Commerce Times: RIAA Details Subpoena Strategy

“‘Although the [Digital Millennium Copyright Act] sets forth the minimum requirements for seeking a subpoena, RIAA is not seeking a subpoena as to everyone who is illegally distributing copyrighted recordings,’ the letter said. ‘Rather, at this time, RIAA is focusing on egregious infringers, those who are engaging in substantial amounts of illegal activity.’

An RIAA spokesperson could not quantify what the group means by ‘substantial amounts,’ but the group called its response ‘proportionate to the scope of a pervasive piracy problem today.’”

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1

That’s ########.  They’re using scare tactics and not making any real money off of these things.  Someone should sue them for being a nuisance.

Posted by Mike on August 19, 2003 at 9:16 AM (PDT)

2

yeah lets add another frivelous lawsuit to the already broken down judicial system. i think i will sue you for violating penal code 1232. better known as being a dork. good work Mike. oh and by the way dont worry about there gestapo scare tactics too much. a judge would throw out there case pretty quick. 

Posted by Jaguares in Bay Area, Ca on August 19, 2003 at 9:29 AM (PDT)

3

Go to jail, go directly to jail do not collect $/200.

Posted by mac_glady on August 19, 2003 at 10:40 AM (PDT)

4

i steal peoples words and sounds in the correct sequence. arrest me baby!

Posted by meatmcguffin on August 19, 2003 at 3:55 PM (PDT)

5

” i think i will sue you for violating penal code 1232. better known as being a dork.”- yeah, I’M the dork.

Also, it’s “their” not “there”, you idiot.  You screwed it up twice.

  . . .nothing like being insulted on the internet by a ten year old.

Posted by Mike on August 20, 2003 at 2:15 AM (PDT)

6

RIAA annoys me already.

Releasing statements and blah blah, about what they’re GOING TO DO. DO it already and stfu

Posted by foo_foo on August 20, 2003 at 7:00 AM (PDT)

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