I really don't like the RIAA and I never will. You've probably heard that said by thousands of people on the Internet and some have said worse than I, but as I learn more about this organization and the industry it "protects", I dislike it more each day. If you ask me, this organization is the lowest of the lows.
Does that sound a little harsh? Good. The fact of the matter is the RIAA has operated for years as the so-called "recording industry's protector" and has tried numerous times to tell the world that what it's doing to people all over the United States is best for us all.
And while some misguided artists have come out in favor of the organization's practices, the vast majority of people in the recording industry have started to realize that the RIAA is a a PR nightmare for musicians and is the root of much of the evil you see in this anti-piracy campaign.
Is there ever an excuse for trying to force a woman's 10-year old daughter into a deposition that could incriminate her mother? Is there ever an excuse for suing people for a ridiculous sum of money? Is there ever an excuse for battling the low-hanging fruit when huge overseas piracy cartels are free to roam and steal music? Never.… Read more