(entry last updated: 2002-10-04 18:01:36)
Courtney Love gives up the fight, so we miss out on a view of record industry financial practices. Makes you wonder just how awful it is, given that, as she apparently told Howard Stern, the settlement included “lots and lots of money.” Declan profiles the Boucher bill, and covers the Verizon hearing.
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The lawsuit that gave rise to Love’s Manifesto is over. The interlocking deal with the Nirvana catalog indicates that the record company will recoup the settlement cost, cited as being “lots and lots of money.”
The RIAA isn’t giving up on getting that name out of Verizon.
- Rick Boucher’s bill gets a discussion at Wired. And Lefgren’s bill is covered at SiliconValley.com. Also see Declan’s piece. And, for a complete rundown, see the list at the Shifted Librarian’s weblog.
- Declan also covers today’s hearing on the RIAA subpoena for the name a Verizon customer who they believe is a major KaZaA file sharer.