Reading this article about the way the RIAA are conducting their witchunt these days just makes the hair on my neck bristle. This is so wrong on so many levels, it’s sickening, especially since the RIAA are getting away with their Nazi-like tactics.
“Alan and Andy Berry, owners of Berry’s Music stores, saw their nine-month legal nightmare end June 22 in a plea bargain. What was initially 13 felony counts of copyright infringement, leveled by the Recording Industry Association of America, was finally reduced to a single misdemeanor (and a hefty fine). But the real punishment was meted out months ago: Alan Berry lost his livelihood, lost the business he loved and nurtured for 13 years, may yet lose his house. And the crime for which he’s paid this price? Selling DJ mix-CDs.”