RIAA reverses its position when it is beneficial to them.
March 16, 2001 6:05 AM   Subscribe

RIAA reverses its position when it is beneficial to them. Not like this is surprising or anything, but its just so blatant. The irony is getting pretty thick around here.
posted by goto11 (3 comments total)
'Goldsmith thinks the industry's take-no-prisoners strategy may backfire. "They're pissing off the artists," he said. "If they piss off online radio too, what's to prevent a system that doesn't involve the recording industry at all? They're encouraging the development of an alternative relationship between producers and radio stations." '

why, yes, yes they are. which would be a fine thing, in my opinion.

posted by rebeccablood at 8:38 AM on March 16, 2001

Very fine, indeed! :-) There will be a whole group of people going on with creating and enjoying music as if 'the industry' itself didn't even exist. *gasp* Sounds good to me!
posted by thunder at 8:57 AM on March 16, 2001

Oh, excellent! This is just what we needed. Perhaps we won't have to wait 15 years for the barriers to fall, after all.
posted by Mars Saxman at 11:02 AM on March 16, 2001

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