How to win friends and influence people, RIAA style:
Step 1: Sue a bunch of random people on vague claims of copyright infringement.
Step 2: In the event that a defendant dies, file a motion for a 60-day extension in the case to give his or her family time to grieve.
Step 3: Out of a self-proclaimed “abundance of sensitivity,” drop the case.
Sometimes it feels like the recording industry is a goldmine for bad karma. As if past actions such as:
-abusing their copyright rights
-denying artists their creative rights
-keeping artists tied to unconsciable contracts
-and promoting crappy music nonstop at the expense of good music
weren’t enough, they go and do something like this. I suppose out of my own personal “abundance of sensitivity,” I should congratulate them for dropping the case, but I’m not a sensitive person.