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Copyright Mafia(Canada), being sued for copyright infringement, By the Artists

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So the Mafia collected and published songs using the simple method of , "Publish now. Ask for rights to publish in the particular compilation later". "Oh and payment eventually as well".

But it's so hard to find unknown artists like Bruce Springsteen, Sarah McLachlan, Bruce Cockburn, Sloan, Watchmen and others.

A more simple story.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20091207/1201017234.shtml

The full story.......

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/4595/159/

Canadian Recording Industry Hit With $6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit

Monday December 07, 2009

Appeared in the Toronto Star on December 7, 2009 as Record industry faces liability over `infringement'

Chet Baker was a leading jazz musician in the 1950s, playing trumpet and providing vocals. Baker died in 1988, yet he is about to add a new claim to fame as the lead plaintiff in possibly the largest copyright infringement case in Canadian history.  His estate, which still owns the copyright in more than 50 of his works, is part of a massive class-action lawsuit that has been underway for the past year.

The infringer has effectively already admitted owing at least $50 million and the full claim could exceed $6 billion. If the dollars don

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What would be great would be to see a new "Johnny Cochran take the "Mafia Industry to court in a combined case that would put them all in the poor house at once. Not like they never ripped off John Q Public before for a lousy saw buck. All the writers, singers, etc.... in one massive lawsuit. Then see who whines the loudest.  :2funny: :2funny:

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