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France has passed a law that requires Internet service providers to cut off Web access of customers accused of illegally downloading copyright material multiple times.
Mitch Bainwol, the RIAA's chairman and CEO, has never called for government regulation in this country, but said that France's decision to implement a three-strikes law is a sign the relationship between ISPs and copyright owners across the globe is only getting stronger.
According to the report, the RIAA and digital media companies (DiMA) believe the 9 cents they currently pay for each physical copy sold or digital media file that's downloaded is much too high. And as the music industry loses revenue, the RIAA and DiMA believe the artists should "accept less money in order to keep the whole industry alive."
the same group that goes after pre teen girls and 90 year old grannies because of isp mistakes
And as the music industry loses revenue, the RIAA and DiMA believe the artists should "accept less money in order to keep the whole industry alive."
they continuously pander junk to the masses
It's no wonder a lot of you are so preoccupied with "conspiracies" because you guys are the root of your own problems.
You may complain about it but the music industry is in fact a for-profit industry and they are well within legal rights to take this action.
What the hell is wrong with you people? And what is up with this attitude of entitlement many of you have regarding theft?
It doesn't even cost 99 cents of electricity to record a single music track these days.
You have no idea how sorely you are being ripped off.
Either way, stealing is stealing.