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Record Industry Begs World: “Please Stop Buying Music!”

Topics: Music, Popular Media | 1 CommentBy admin | June 25, 2008

Why does the recording industry want radio stations to stop playing music?

In the ongoing saga of the RIAA just not getting it, they are apparently tired of suing old ladies who don’t even have computers and dead people and are now trying to kill their oldest and most reliable channel of cheap promotion, radio. Although the recording industry historically was quite happy to pay the broadcasting industry to play music (illegally, in fact – it was called payola), they now seem to think it should be the other way around. Click on the image at left for a detailed flow chart of how the RIAA decides whom to sue.

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  1. Posted by » So It’s Canadian Pirates vs. The RIAA, eh? - Dissociated Press on 02.21.10 9:34 pm

    [...] woman for $80,000 per allegedly pirated song (oh wait, it got reduced to a mere $2,250!), or sue dead people, people who don’t even own computers, and the entire radio industry. No, now they’re taking on the country that – as we all know – is home to the most ruthless [...]