Mom versus RIAA (Elektra v. Santangelo)

Patricia Santangelo, the single mother of 5 without any P2P on her PC, has decided to take on the RIAA and the rest of the music industry.

Even better, her lawyers set up a blog:  Recording Industry vs The People (pretty cool).

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UPDATE: August 30, 2005 8:06 am

Godwin’s Law points to a transcript of a pre-trial court proceeding. Its apparent the judge understands the game the RIAA is playing — and she’s having none of it.  (Good for him her)

Category: Intellectual Property, Music

Apple to introduce new music-related (Video?) product

AppleInsider:  Apple Computer plans to host a special event on September 7th to
introduce new music-related products.

On
Monday the iPod maker began distributing e-mail invites to the event, which will
take place at 10:00am on Sept. 7th at San Francisco’s Moscone
Center.

"1000 songs in your pocket changed everything. Here we go again,"
the invite reads, in part. The slogan "1000 songs in your pocket" was
originally used by the Apple when it introduced the the very first 5GB iPod
digital music player in 2001.

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