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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has launched a campaign to raise money from its members to hire lobbyists to protect them against the dangers of "Copyleft."

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lozz

4 years 21 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago

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ASCAP = RIAA

There's no difference between ASCAP and the RIAA in either their tactics or their objectives.

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schestowitz

4 years 21 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago

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MAFIAA

Those front groups of BMG/Sony/Warner/Universal can conveniently be lumped together and called MAFIAA. It's both comical and informative, IMHO.

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lozz

4 years 21 weeks 1 day 6 hours ago

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MAFIA-Monopolies

Yeah, the original Mafia were exactly the same. The corporate "families" would attempt to establish criminal monopolies over drugs, rackets, prostitution, gambling, protection, etc., then they'd send out their hitmen with tommy guns to enforce their criminal "law".

This current crop of corporate gangsters are no more "legitimate businessmen" than Al Capone ever was.