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Bad move, RIAA

Jan 27, 20041 min
Data Center

BusinessWeek Online’s Alex Salkever says the recent filing of 532 lawsuits by the RIAA against alleged file swappers could do more damage to the plaintiff’s clients than to other file swappers:

The culture of fear and loathing that the RIAA has created is starting to put encryption on the must-have list of every Joe and Jane Internet user. The results will be wide-ranging and will pose a threat to the movie industry, the software industry, and just about any other industry involved with the creation and sale of intellectual property.

Read his entire argument here.