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Thirteen music companies sue Yahoo (YHOO), Microsoft (MSFT) and Real Networks (RNWK) for...

Thirteen music companies sue Yahoo (YHOO), Microsoft (MSFT) and Real Networks (RNWK) for copyright infringement, claiming their online music stores (Yahoo Music, Zune store, and Rhapsody) are illegally selling copyrighted music. How, you ask? The suit alleges the trio licensed the recordings, but not the compositions.
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  • Niner
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    Sounds like the music companies are trying to change the rules in the middle of the game. Kinda like buying a house and then discovering you didn't buy the land it is sitting on!
    1 Jul 2009, 11:19 AM Reply Like
  • Neil459
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    Not really, it sounds like politicians passed more laws that no one looked at or considered the laws ramification. Our laws are so convoluted that there is no right answer anymore. The laws have to look like one thing and actually do another because the political fallout would be terrible if people actually knew the ramification of the laws. The issue here is again corrupt politicians taking care of the businesses paying them and letting the normal people rot in hell.

     

    On Jul 01 11:19 AM Niner wrote:
    > Sounds like the music companies are trying to change the rules in
    > the middle of the game. Kinda like buying a house and then discovering
    > you didn't buy the land it is sitting on!
    1 Jul 2009, 11:30 AM Reply Like
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