Record companies hate you

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stevew, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    really

    Narlus better keep his secret santa mix cd's on the down low.

    After seeing that ladies list of songs she got busted for, she should be ashamed.
     

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  2. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Pretty crazy. But I don't see how that will hold if you could legally make a cassette copy for personal use.
     
  3. manimal

    manimal Ociffer Tackleberry

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    what a crock. the record companies are just trying to go out with a bang. so they're saying that if i buy a cd and then rip it to my portable mp3 player i am now stealing? i bought it...i paid for the rights to that cd to use as i please as long as i am not taking profit away from the RC.
    and they wonder why people don't get their tunes legally; if they're gonna sue you for doing it legally, why not get it for free :disgust:
     
  4. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Screw em, I have done it, let them come and find me. I will go out like Butch and Sundance...
     
  5. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    is there currently anyone sitting in jail because they refused to pay the fines?
     
  6. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    I couldnt have said it better myself, Since when is it legal to sell Technology that is Illeagal to use??? I mean really, I bought the music, I can rip it to My Ipod if I want to. Were the Hell does the Industry get off saying you cant do that. I know It just might come back to haunt me, But When I buy a new CD I come ohome, Upload it to the Ext HD, make a copy and put the original back in the. Listen to them as long as I like, when they get torn up, I toss them in the shredder. That Or I load up the MP3 and go. Isnt that what all this new tech was made for???
     
  7. dump

    dump Turbo Monkey

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    I read about this... manimal is spot on. I wasn't sure they could sink any lower, but they somehow have. I hope they get BLASTED in court.
     
  8. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    How about illegal to sell when legal to use?

    I'm referring, of course, to women.
     
  9. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    the labels are in a state of denial the likes of which have never been seen.


    read bob lefsetz' newsletter if you dig this sort of thing. he's an ex-insider w/ a good view into things.
     
  10. kidwoo

    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    Oh...........hark..........I hear the sweet weeping of a dinosaur........
     
  11. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Engadget claims they are suing for the illegal downloading, not ripping:

     
  12. ire

    ire Turbo Monkey

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    why don't the record labels adapt instead of fighting tooth and nail for a dying system? Do they honestly think lawsuits are going to bring record sales back up?
     
  13. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

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    The labels want it both ways. They claim the CD is a license, but if that was the case I sure missed the agreement on the outside of the package.

    If a CD is a license, then it should be legal to download a copy of music that you have the physical media for, right? All I know is that I bought a ton of music when I was a poor college student and Napster was in it's prime, because I was exposed to so much more stuff that I otherwise would have been.

    Now I have the money to buy 20 times the amount of music, but I don't, because I'm happy with my collection of 500 or so CDs and I frankly don't have the time to find new stuff. I maybe buy 5 CDs a year, and those are pretty much all artists that I've bought music from in the past.
     
  14. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    When this



    is representative of what you are selling, why are they shocked no one is buying records?

    Or that they don't want to pay for it.