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"We're after big swappers"

By Julio Franco
Aug 19, 2003
  1. The recording industry is insisting its antipiracy campaign will refrain from taking legal action against small-time song swappers and will focus only on those copying "substantial" amounts of music via the Internet.

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) pledged in a letter to U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., that it is "in no way targeting de minimus users" in its campaign to stop the copying of songs without permission.

    Read more: CNet News.
     
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    The big swappers are basiclly the ones uploading for everyone else to download. If they get shut-down, it's not the little people with 128k uploads who will replace them.

    /me looks behind him in fear...

    *COUGH* but then again, I buy all my records legally so ... *COUGH*

    ;)
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    So does that imply they are going after those groups like:
    Team RNS
    SGE
    Team MOD
    ect.

    Or does that mean they are going after big sharers on KaZaa? I think they should drop this KaZaa crap and go after the big teams that specialize in pre-releases and such.
     
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