"We're after big swappers"

By on August 19, 2003, 5:12 AM
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.

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Didou said:
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*;)
SNGX1275 said:
So does that imply they are going after those groups like:Team RNSSGETeam MODect.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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