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RIAA Suing Fans: Five Years Later

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has an in-depth report on the first five years of the RIAA’s lawsuits against file sharers: On September 8, 2003, the recording industry sued 261 American music fans for sharing songs on peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, kicking off an unprecedented legal campaign against the people that should be the recording … Continue reading RIAA Suing Fans: Five Years Later

EFF Asks Matador to Fire Web Sheriff

Some dude posted a New Pornographers b-side to his blog. Web Sheriff sent him a condescending take-down notice and a dumb-assed follow-up. EFF’s Fred von Lohmann is outraged: Here’s my question — does the band know what is being done in their name? Have they signed off on these emails being sent by Web Sheriff … Continue reading EFF Asks Matador to Fire Web Sheriff