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July 9, 2008, 10:02 am
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RIAA and MPAA hire these pathetic shills to post to newsgroups and
blogs telling us that we can't make backups of our software DVDs,
that we can't rip a song off the music CD we just paid full price
for to play on our MP3 player while jogging, etc., etc. All bogus.
When you expose these slimeballs for what they are, they crawl back
under a rock and you never hear from them again. Morons.
"You say you want the power to time-shift and space-shift TV
and radio? You say you want tomorrow's innovators to invent
new TV and radio gizmos you haven't thought of yet, the same
way the pioneers behind the VCR, TiVo, and the iPod did?
"Well, that's not what the entertainment industry has in mind.
According to them, here's all tomorrow's innovators should
be allowed to offer you:
"customary historic use of broadcast content by consumers
to the extent such use is consistent with applicable law."
"Had that been the law in 1970, there would never have been a VCR.
Had it been the law in 1990, no TiVo. In 2000, no iPod.
RIAA Joins MPAA In Thinking Proof Isn't Necessary
Groups want to be able to file $150,000 lawsuits
without evidence of a crime
Big Content would like to outlaw things no one
has even thought of yet
MPAA/RIAA/BSA: No breaking DRM, even if it's killing you
(literally!) The BSA, MPAA and RIAA have officially
objected to a proposal to let the public break DRM that
"threatens critical infrastructure and endangers lives."
They argue that if it becomes legal to break DRM that
could kill you that it might harm their business...
RIAA,MPAA Industries lobby for permission to deceive,
ask for permission to engage in Phishing, Pretexting,
and other forms of Social Engineering:
MPAA Says No Proof Needed in P2P Copyright Infringement Lawsuits
RIAA, MPAA In Denial About The Death Of DRM
Nine Things the RIAA, MPAA, Apple, Walmart.com, et. al.
Do Not Want You to Know -- or -- How to Build a Large
Digital Media Library on the Cheap
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