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RIAA wants the Internet shut down

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What was more disturbing is that the RIAA called up its mates in Washington to back it up. Apparently the United States Government has put in motions supporting the RIAA.

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post #2 of 54
its the inquirer, they are too full themselves.
Even if it was true it would never n.
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post #3 of 54
As if this would happen. Come on. lol
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I also believe that this is just bogus... no matter what situation would arise, the US would NEVER shut down the internet, too many companies and businesses rely on it as well as consumers. "Shutting down" the internet would be like subtracting 80 years of technological advancement from our country... Might as well be livin in colonial times...

This is a load of bull. And the little whiney punk ass artists need to just shut the hell up and live with sharing! People enjoy their music, that should be enough for them, greedy dicks. Even if P2P file sharing didn't exist, it isn't illegal to share music with your friends via CD, so sharing a track or even whole album over the internet shouldn't be illegal either as you are just cutting out the person to person contact that is made when you hand a CD to your friend.
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I dont think any of you realize how important eCommerce is to our economy, especially around this time of year. The RIAA are a bunch of nazi's (they really are). This will never happen.
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This is gonna backfire sooooo bad to the RIAA... then we will send emails to them saying PWNT.
    
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Someone just needs to blow up the RIAA headquarters.
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Dont we wish
    
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post #9 of 54
I'm going down there and slapping the director with a big, wet fish...'nuff said.

And it's the Inquirer, use a big chunk o' salt when reading such articles. Especially something as ludicrous as this.
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If the internet was shut down, Bill gates would instantly diE AND the united states would go to crap. The internet= 1 of the greatest technological advances (thanx to Al gORE) LOL . If I download Justing Timberlakes album off bitlord, its not like he will starve to death so its all good.
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