Over in new Zealand the RIAA (called the RIANZ over there, but still the same scumbags) have persuaded the government to pass a law disconnecting anyone from the Internet on accusation (that’s accusation, not proof) of illegal file sharing.
Naturally, some people don’t approve of punishment without a fair trial. CreativeFreedom.org.nz has been set up to fight against this:
In other news, it turns out that the best-selling album on the Amazon MP3 store last year was Ghosts I-IV by Nine Inch Nails, which is also available as a free, legal, download. Will the RIAA learn from this? I doubt it very much — instead the dinosaurs will continue to accuse filesharing of damaging their business, continue to subvert democracy and the rule of law, and not bother to fix their broken business model.