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Jammie Thomas loses lawyer but avoids paying RIAA's legal fees

Fund-raising efforts of woman ordered to pay recording industry $222,000 fall far short of amount needed to fund appeal.

By January 2, 2008


I don't like the RIAA and never will

Don Reisinger is fed with the RIAA and has had enough. He tells you why he can't stand the organization and never will.

By March 5, 2008


RIAA marks one year of college threat-letter drive

The recording industry has now sent more than 5,400 letters accusing college students nationwide of downloading music files illegally, including a new wave this week.

By February 21, 2008


George Washington Univ. students next to feel RIAA's wrath

The Recording Industry Association of America has expanded its litigation against college students, this time preparing to send "John Doe" subpoenas to 19 people at George Washington University.

By October 16, 2007


RIAA's $222,000 defendant asks for a new trial

Attorneys for Jammie Thomas, who was slapped with a whopping fine after allegedly "making available" music on Kazaa, say the penalty is unconstitutionally onerous.

By October 15, 2007


Will appeal succeed in RIAA's $222,000 'making available' case?

The record labels' case against Jammie Thomas claims that merely "making available" music to the public is illegal, even if no copyright infringement takes place. Will an appeals court agree?

By October 8, 2007


Don't kid yourself -- the RIAA doesn't care about the artists

Even though the RIAA tries to tell you it cares about artists, Don Reisinger thinks it couldn't care less.

By February 6, 2008


Democratic congressman: RIAA's $222,000 win is 'excessive'

Will Congress lessen penalties for copyright infringement after Thursday's whopping verdict? We ask Rep. Rick Boucher, a Democrat who's been one of the recording industry's most ardent and committed foes on copyright legislation for the last decade.

By October 5, 2007


RIAA: No need to force ISPs by law to monitor piracy

Record industry chief says it's not necessary to "relegislate" legal duties that Internet service providers have in curbing copyright infringement.

By January 30, 2008


Why the MPAA and RIAA can't stand college students

The MPAA has admitted to using faulty statistics to vilify college students--and as Don Reisinger explains, the organization's distaste for college students runs deep.

By January 23, 2008