Gizmodo’s Awesome Jihad on the RIAA

riaaboycott.jpgCount me in: Last friday Gizmodo declared the month of March Boycott the RIAA Month. Adam Frucci details “an overview of what the RIAA does, why it’s damaging, and what we need to do to stop it.” Snip:

So what would we like to see happen? First and foremost, we want the lawsuits to stop. Treating normal people like common criminals and using fear tactics and intimidation to extort thousands of dollars from them goes against everything that this country stands for. Secondly, we want them to stop insisting that DRM software be used on all of their music being sold online. People are willing to pay for their music, but they deserve to be able to own that music and use it however they’d like once they purchase it. And lastly, we want the RIAA to stop trying to stifle innovation and control the future of the Internet merely because the possibility exists for piracy to happen using upcoming technologies.


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