Re: [rumori] who cares?


From: Sal Randolph (stfrATearthlink.net)
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 08:25:58 PDT


Chilling. But thanks for that, I hadn't seen it.

On a different music industry note, news on the cd price fixing
settlement, these stories from artsjournal.com:

> 4. MUSIC
> http://www.artsjournal.com/Arts%20beat.htm#music
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> HOW BIG MUSIC IS RUINING MUSIC: The music industry is broken. As this
> week's $143 million price-fixing settlement shows, big music companies
> have colluded to artificially inflate the prices of CD's. Artists are
> attacking, demanding better contracts and a bigger share of the
> profits.
> And instead of fixing anything, the companies blame the people who
> consume their products. And we should feel sympathy because... Chicago
> Sun-Times 10/02/02
> http://www.suntimes.com/output/entertainment/cst-ftr-dero02.html
>
> CD SELLERS SETTLE PRICE-FIXING SUIT: Top American music distributors
> and
> retailers have agreed to pay $143 million in cash and CDs to settle
> charges they cheated consumers by fixing prices. "The settlement brings
> to a close accusations made by attorneys general of 41 states and
> commonwealths who accused record companies of conspiring with music
> distributors to boost the
> http://www.nandotimes.com/entertainment/story/557116p-4389874c.html
> (nando times requires a free registration in order to view stories --
> story is essentially the same as the sun times version)
>

On Monday, October 7, 2002, at 07:36 PM, john rifle wrote:

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> an advertisement that ran in several national
> newspapers on 9/26/02 (in case you missed it):
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> http://www.musicunited.org/who_cares.pdf
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> jr/fn
> http://www.johnrifle.com
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