quote: You realize that the RIAA has little, if anything, to do with rewarding artists work, right? They have been sued many times by various artists for royalties. The RIAA is all about "rewarding" record execs.
quote: But the case against Kwik Fit relates to radio, not CDs.
quote: They're going to sue businesses who play radios?
quote: What's next? Sue middle schools for playing music at dances? Go around to college parties and sue the host for playing music? Should the NFL be suing people who invite friends over to watch the game at their house? How about the MPAA sue people who buy DVDs and let someone borrow it or let a group come over and watch it?
quote: In the US, businesses that play a radio must pay ASCAP and BMI for the pleasure.....The payments are based on the type of medium (radio, CDs, jukebox, DJs, live bands)
quote: (BTW, FIT had awful parties, except for those couple nights at the barn..........)
quote: The big labels are losing money daily to various music download & file sharing services. CD sales are well, when was the last time you bought a cd? 'Nuff said.