Virginia Tech policy created an "ideal killing ground for criminals"

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A shooting at a Virginia Tech dorm Monday left has left 22 32 33 people dead (including the shooter) and at least 28 wounded. [ Live video feed ] It should be noted that Virginia Tech has an anti-gun policy that creates an “ideal killing ground for criminals” by disarming all teachers, faculty, and students…

Democrats Hate Music Listeners, Hire RIAA's Engebretsen for DNC

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Via Gizmodo, The Democrats decided to deal with the devil and hire the Director of Communications for the RIAA, Jenni Engebretsen, as their Deputy CEO of Public Affairs for the Democratic National Convention in Denver. For a party with two of its major candidates for the presidential nomination positioning themselves as populists, the move is…

RIAA Goes After NINE INCH NAILS Fans Over Deliberate Leak Campaign

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The RIAA has gone after web sites that have posted leaked songs from the upcoming NINE INCH NAILS album, “Year Zero”. The issue at hand, however, is that the tracks were intentionally leaked as part of an orchestrated advertising campaign. According to Billboard.com, the RIAA sent cease-and-desist emails to web sites that posted the tracks,…

RARA = Beginning of the End of the RIAA?

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Could it be that the artists and record labels are finally catching on to the idea that the RIAA’s mafia tactics are hurting consumer relationships and ultimately hurting their business? March 31, 2007 (Hollywood, CA) – Music industry executives announced this morning that they were withdrawing support for the trade group the Recording Industry Association…

Immigration Superhighway

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Except from How Eisenhower solved illegal border crossings from Mexico by John Dillin regarding Eisenhower’s solution to the Immigration Superhighway: On June 17, 1954, what was called “Operation Wetback” began. Because political resistance was lower in California and Arizona, the roundup of aliens began there. Some 750 agents swept northward through agricultural areas with a…

RIAA Retreats after Receiving Letter from Defendant's Lawyer Threatening Malicious Prosecution

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In SONY v. Merchant in California, after receiving a sternly worded letter from the defendant’s lawyer, Merl Ledford III, of Visalia, California, threatening a malicious prosecution lawsuit, the RIAA immediately withdrew its lawsuit via a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal.