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____/ nessuno on Wednesday 09 Dec 2009 01:22 : \____
> On Dec 8, 5:01 pm, Roy Schestowitz <newsgro...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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>> ____/ nessuno on Tuesday 08 Dec 2009 16:26 : \____
>> > <Quote>
>> > The defendants in the case are Warner Music Canada, Sony BMG Music
>> > Canada, EMI Music Canada, and Universal Music Canada, the four primary
>> > members of the Canadian Recording Industry Association....
>> > The class action seeks the option of statutory damages for each
>> > infringement. At $20,000 per infringement, potential liability exceeds
>> > $60 billion.
>> > These numbers may sound outrageous, yet they are based on the same
>> > rules that led the recording industry to claim a single file sharer is
>> > liable for millions in damages.
>> > After years of claiming Canadian consumers disrespect copyright, the
>> > irony of having the recording industry face a massive lawsuit will not
>> > be lost on anyone, least of all the artists still waiting to be paid.
>> > Indeed, they are also seeking punitive damages, arguing "the conduct
>> > of the defendant record companies is aggravated by their strict and
>> > unremitting approach to the enforcement of their copyright interests
>> > against consumers."
>> > </Quote>
>> There was a calculation error and it should say $6 billion.
> I'm sure they (the recording industry) feel much better.
I hope they pay up. It would wipe them out more quickly. They are even more vicious than
~~ Best of wishes
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