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Share Wars: Episode III – Entertainment Industry Strikes Back

29-Mar-05 06:01 pm EDT Leave a comment Go to comments

Entertainment Industry Strkes Back

The Supreme Court of the United States deliberates on testimony from both entratinment industry pundits and software companies during the bitter file swapping technology dispute that has dragged on ever since rallying to their earlier victory against the forces of Napster.  More recently, the Court expressed an opinion favouring the forces of the software companies, arguing that innovation in the marketplace could be snuffed out entirely and a critical precedent set in the reknowned Sony BetaMax case overturned if they rule in favour of the Industry, based solely on the idea that copying software should be illegal merely because it’s used to copy media..

Meanwhile, RIAA spokesperson Dan Glickman meets with journalists in Washington to spin the Industry’s position to the public. In an interview with leading American news network CNN, he admits Hollywood will still make money off online sales of both video and music, continuing its dominance over Internet and sperading content throughtout the Galaxy….

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