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“Barely 24 hours after suing alleged file swappers around the United States, the recording industry has settled its first, agreeing to drop its case against a 12-year-old New York girl in exchange for $2,000.”
My Declaration of Independence from the RIAA
I wouldn’t buy another CD from you if you had the last CD on earth.
I hereby swear, on any and everything holy, that I will never, ever buy another CD, not one mp3, not a attend a concert, not buy one piece of merchandise that might ever put a lousy penny, not one red cent in your grubby, dirty, foul smelling hands.
I also swear that I will, by all means within my power, go out of my way to make sure that no one I ever encounter gives you any opportunity to make money from them. I will patiently explain at every opportunity to anyone who will listen what pathetic dinosaurs you are, how you threaten children downloading If You’re Happy and You Know it, and how willing you are stoop so low for money, not principle.
You couldn’t make a product that I would ever consider buying again, or allow people I know to buy. I will go out of my way to support any band, no matter how awful they might be or out of a genre of music I don’t care for, that won’t have anything to do with you.
I hope your legally-perverted, falsely propped-up business model dies like so many dinosaurs before you.
P.S. Emmett Plant is taking up a collection to pick up the two grand settlement Brianna and her Mom are stuck with after settling with the RIAA. That’s the last $20 the RIAA will get outta me.
Care to sign your name?