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My Childhood Is Now Officially Gone

Posted by: Blake Solomon (06/16/10)
The RIAA has successfully sued Limewire for lots and lots of money.

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06:03 AM on 06/16/10
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hhhaaahhaha. that costs more than giving the entire goddamn country healthcare.
06:03 AM on 06/16/10
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Holy shit this is nuts. Limewire was a force
06:04 AM on 06/16/10
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According to a survey by the NPD Group, LimeWire users account for 58 percent of the people who said they downloaded music from a peer-to-peer service last year.
I'll admit to using Limewire in like 2004. But who the hell was using it last year?!
06:05 AM on 06/16/10
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How in the crap do they expect them to pay that?
06:05 AM on 06/16/10
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I wonder if they'll accept it in instalments?
06:05 AM on 06/16/10
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I'll admit to using Limewire in like 2004. But who the hell was using it last year?!
yea don't they know it was all about frostwire lately!

sweeping changes? yea everyone should go use bittorrent
06:07 AM on 06/16/10
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Might as well have sued em for infinity billion dollars.
06:07 AM on 06/16/10
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how exactly does winning a case like this work? who has all of Limewire's money? And since it can't be $1.5 trillion, what good does winning for that much do?
06:08 AM on 06/16/10
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yea don't they know it was all about frostwire lately!

sweeping changes? yea everyone should go use bittorrent
I guess I'm getting old if I don't know what Frostwire is. Or coincidentally if that was supposed to be a joke, again I am getting too old.
06:08 AM on 06/16/10
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That is a SHITLOAD of money.

EDIT: Next stop, www.thepiratebay.org
06:09 AM on 06/16/10
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there is no way they can pay that
06:09 AM on 06/16/10
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yay! this is how the music will be making money
06:10 AM on 06/16/10
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Might as well have sued em for infinity billion dollars.

This made me lol.
06:14 AM on 06/16/10
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Limewire will just go bankrupt and not pay it. The RIAA is doing a ridiculously terrible job in these lawsuits. I don't understand the point of suing for such absurd amounts of money when they won't collect any of it. In some cases the RIAA is suing for $150,000 per song. Are you kidding me? Oh and how much of that money does the artist actually see? I'm willing to bet nothing.
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