Monday, July 9, 2007

Music Industry Shaking Down Coffee Shops

Gotta love it.
The record companies are hemorrhaging, and they still can't figure out any other way to make money, other than suing their fans. It's really sad, but is bloody fascinating to watch.

This is my favorite part:
"Andrus said a friend of his who owned a restaurant that did not feature music was contacted by a company looking to charge him because it owned the rights to a Hank Williams Jr. song, "Are You Ready for Some Football?" The song preceded every "Monday Night Football" telecast, which the restaurant carried on its televisions."

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