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I Refuse to Resort to “There They Go Again” August 21, 2006

Posted by David Card in Media.

Okay, okay, before Mark beats me to it, the Big Media apologist isn’t going to defend them on this one either.

    In the last few months, trade groups representing music publishers have used the threat of copyright lawsuits to shut down guitar tablature sites, where users exchange tips on how to play songs like “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” “Highway to Hell” and thousands of others.

But isn’t this just a little suspicious?

    Doug Osborn, an executive vice president with Ultimate-Guitar.com said his site violated no laws because its headquarters were in Russia, and the site’s practices complied with Russian laws.
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