Teen fights RIAA


[/U]Basically, a 16-year old who was sued at age 11 for music piracy for having and using file sharing software, even though the mp3s he has are in his sister’s cd collection, is fighting back, countersuing the recording industry for violations of antitrust laws and making extortionate threats, among other things.

And, as a reminder of how much the recording industry screws over its own artists, here’s an old article by Courtney Love that breaks down the finances of how a platinum-selling band can pretty much end up broke by default:


You should probably link to the Steve Albini article she ripped off.

Stupid musicians sign terrible contracts! Oh the horror!

Hope his lawyers are up to the task.