Home News Reviews Forums Shop

RIAA Sues Youtube Users

General discussion. Come introduce yourself. Talk about whataver you want!

RIAA Sues Youtube Users

Postby Ian on Mon Jun 19, 2006 1:07 pm

This just reinforces my opinion that the RIAA is crazy. According to this article, they're now suing people on Youtube who have uploaded their own videos using unlicensed music.

http://tech.moneycontrol.com/news/riaa- ... 526/india/

It seems our friends over at the RIAA just cannot get enough. The latest BS to emerge from there are cease-and-desist letters to Youtube users who have dared to put up videos of things such as themselves dancing to music they haven’t licensed.

I hope I don't get sued for having music in my wedding video. :roll:
"Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt." - Steve Jobs
User avatar
Grand Poobah
Posts: 14814
Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2001 2:34 pm
Location: Madison, WI

Postby Boba_Fett on Mon Jun 19, 2006 9:57 pm

Are they alright with being hated by nearly everyone who knows what the acronym 'RIAA' stands for? Those pricks couldn't be lamer if they tried...
eVGA NF4 SLI mobo
Opteron 165 Dual Core 1MB cache @ 2.5ghz
2GB Mushkin DDR PC4000
2x160GB & 1x250GB 7,200RPM SATA w/NCQ
eVGA Geforce 7900 GTO 512MB PCI-e
Pioneer 111D 16x DVD burner
Onboard Sound :(
User avatar
CD-RW Player
Posts: 401
Joined: Wed Dec 18, 2002 8:06 pm
Location: Middle of Nowhere

Postby smartin4 on Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:05 pm

I read stuff from The Register all the time. I think it's hilarious that every time they talk about the RIAA, they always write "Recording Ass.".

Judging by the way they go after kids & such, whine that they (along with the MPAA) are losing billions of dollars to piracy (I'd love to know where they come up with these ludicrous dollar figures ), :roll: etc, I think that Recording Ass. is very appropriate
User avatar
CD-RW Player
Posts: 296
Joined: Fri Jan 18, 2002 11:24 am
Location: New Jersey

Return to The Beer Garden

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

All Content is Copyright (c) 2001-2016 CDRLabs Inc.