Re: [rumori] Fwd: UR Vs SONY

Steev Hise (
Fri, 17 Dec 1999 13:49:33 -0800 (PST)

Fri, 17 Dec 1999 found Jason J. Tar writing:

>No. At risk of sounding like I'm defending Sony, I truly see nothing wrong
>with their actions. It is "ok" for some underground person to sample or
>cover another person/group (usually resulting in no money for the
>original), but when it is Sony doing it then it is wrong and awful? Bleah!
> Seems quite the double standard.

not at all. the difference is in the amount of money involved, and the
intent. If you're doing it just for a wad of cash, it's not excusable. I
dont't see why that's so hard to understand.

perhaps if you want to talk about double standards you can consider the
double standard that corporations (like sony) have all the rights of an
individual but none (or very little) of the accountability.


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