If you live in a dungeon, or in a Amish farmland, you may not know atrocity that the RIAA is committing right now. “Sue em’ all”, is the infamous theme for the RIAA as quoted by file sharing supporters. The RIAA has sued a 12-year-old, put her into tears and has offered no sympathy (Fox-news, 2003). RIAA has also managed to file suits against a few dead people, 83 year old Gertrude Walton for one for “sharing over 700 pop, rock and rap songs under the alias “smittendedkitten”. She had passed away 3 months prior to this lawsuit and refused to even use computers according to her family (Mook, 2005). Although they are not completely evil, they did drop charges against the deceased Mr. Scantlebury. After giving 60 days for his family to grieve then pay up, they decided to drop this particular case because of “abundance of sensitivity” (Doctorow, 2006). What RIAA fails to look at in all these cases, they sue whoever’s name is on... [continues]
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